Cannon Ball Baker Reaches Panama City.
- (Panama City FL News-Herald, Tuesday, September 24, 1940)
Cannon Ball Baker Makes Visit Here
Cannon Ball Baker, driving the Crosley transcontinental economy run, his 120th cross-continent drive, made a brief stop in Panama City at the Amoco service station today, en route to New York City on the last leg of the trip.
Since Baker left Crosley Field, Cincinnati, Ohio, official starting place of the economy run, he has driven the 2-cylinder air-cooled car 4,915 miles on 93 gallons of gasoline at a cost of $20.41.