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Steve Palermo

Steve Palermo (Baseball.  Born, Oxford, MA, Oct. 9, 1949.)  Coming to the A.L. as a 27-year-old in 1977, Stephen Michael Palermo established himself as a rising star among umpires.  Palermo was a product of the umpire development program and came to the A.L. after rapid progress through the New York-Penn, Eastern, and Carolina Leagues and […]

O.P. Caylor

O.P. Caylor (Baseball.  Born, Dayton, OH, Dec. 14, 1849; died, Winona, MN, Oct. 19, 1897.)  A Cincinnati sportswriter who talked himself into two seasons as the manager of the Cincinnati team in the then-major league American Association, Oliver Hazard Perry Caylor came to New York in 1887 to manage the A.A. Mets, then based in […]

Parisian Bob Caruthers

Parisian Bob Caruthers (Baseball.  Born, Memphis, TN, Jan. 5, 1864; died, Peoria, IL, Aug. 5, 1911.)  Though he pitched for them for only three seasons, Robert Lee Caruthers was a vital part of Brooklyn’s first two major league championship baseball teams.  Caruthers was 92-37 in his three seasons in Brooklyn after being acquired prior to […]

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