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Beverages                                                 Lucky Stuff

                                 Sodas                    Juices

                                FREE REFILLS!
                                   Coke                   Cranberry
                                 Diet Coke                Grapefruit
                                   Sprite                 Pineapple
                                 Root Beer                 Orange                          Check out our varied selection of
                                  Orange            ____________________                Lucky Dog shirts, hats and logo glasses
                                Ginger Ale
                             _________________            Frozen                      in the case by the door or ask your server.
                             Root Beer Floats
                             _________________      Fruit Smoothies
                                  Other             100% Fruit juice purée and
                               Beverages            topped with whipped cream.                  Gift Cards
                                                      ice cream blended and

                              Pink Lemonade            Choose any flavor
                                                      or combination mix.
                                  Seasonal            (Some flavors are seasonal!)
                            Unsweetened Ice Tea          Strawberry
                                Ice Chai Tea             Piña Colada
                                 Ice Coffee           Oregon® Chai Tea
                           We serve only fresh brewed coffee!                                   Please feel free to
                                                                                        smoke on our outdoor deck.

                        The “Lucky Dog” Story

                           The name “Lucky Dog” originates from the famous          thread expertise, D & M
                           Draper & Maynard Sporting Goods Company slogan,          established itself as
                           “The Lucky Dog Kind.” The slogan was first heard at      a major supplier of
                           Fenway Park when Babe Ruth spoke to a rookie with        baseball equipment for
                           a new baseball glove. Noting the D & M trademark         both professional and
                           depicting Maynard’s bird dog, Nick. The Babe exclaimed,   amateur players.
                           “Oh, you’ve got one of the lucky dog kind.” To the good
                           fortune of Plymouth’s D & M Company, Ruth’s words        D & M also became well known for its
                           were overheard by one of their salesmen and shortly      other lines of sporting goods from boxing gloves
                           thereafter, D & M had the slogan copyrighted.            to golf clubs.
                           In 1881, business partners Jason F. Draper (1850–1913)   By the 1920s, over ninety percent of all major league
                           and John F. Maynard (1846–1937) founded the Draper       baseball players used D & M gloves, and D & M employed
                           & Maynard Company in Ashland, New Hampshire to           over 1,100 people in the Plymouth area. They had
                           manufacture buckskin gloves. One year later, the         established branch offices in New York, San Francisco
                           firm pioneered production of a padded model at the       and Quebec, and they shipped orders worldwide.
                           suggestion of baseball player Arthur Irwin.
                                                                                    Babe Ruth himself would come to Plymouth to have
                           In 1900, D & M accepted a ten-year tax waiver to         his baseball gloves custom made. One of his more
                           relocate their headquarters from Ashland                 memorable visits came in 1916 when D & M workers
                           to Plymouth. Using their                                 gathered around him as he tried to stitch a baseball.
                           needle and                                               After struggling with it, Ruth finally looked up and
                                                                                    said, “I can hit ’em better than I can make ’em.”

                                                                                    D & M closed in 1937 after the death of Maynard,
                                                                                    who had outlived his partner by twenty-four
                                                                                    years. The D & M factory building—located at the
                                                                                    north end of Main Street on the roundabout—
                                                                                    was renovated in the 1990s and now houses the
                                                                                    Plymouth State University Art Department. Plymouth
                                                                                    State University’s D & M Collection features items
                                                                                    manufactured in the Plymouth factory as well as
                                                                                    items from D & M Ltd, the oldest sporting goods
                                                                                     factory in Japan.

                                                                                     The spirit of Nick, the “Lucky Dog” lives on here at the
                                                                                    Lucky Dog Tavern and Grill.
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