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Early Star’s Career, Untimely Death Recalled In Biography

mercer-book-horiz

Even avid baseball fans are not likely to have heard of Win Mercer. His career–and, sadly, his life–over just before the detente between the National League and upstart American League would lead to the first World Series, Mercer toiled for always losing and mostly dismal Washington teams in seven of ...

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‘Forgotten’ Boston-Baltimore Pennant Chase Rediscovered

Old-Orioles

For many who enjoy baseball history, the agreement between the newly-formed American League and National League to begin play in the World Series in 1903 signaled the beginning of the “modern” baseball era. Indeed, Jack Chesbro‘s 41 wins for the New York Highlanders still counts as the standard for single-season ...

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