I know many of you don’t know this, but 2013 marks the 75th anniversary of Abbott and Costello’s Who’s on First?
While they performed the sketch in burlesque shows before 1938, but it made it on radio nationally in March 1938 on the Kate Smith Hour.
The names given in the routine for the players at each position are:
First Base: Who
Second Base: What
Third Base: I Don't Know
Left field: Why
Center field: Because
Shortstop: I Don't Care/I Don't Give a Darn/I Don't Give a Damn
The right fielder is never mentioned in the skit.
Here is the skit:
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