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Don Drysdale

Don Drysdale (Baseball. Born, Van Nuys, CA, July 23, 1936; died, Montreal, P.Q., Canada, July 3, 1993.) Signed in June 1954, Donald Scott Drysdale made the big leagues in 1956. Drysdale, an intimidating 6’6” righthander, was 11-11 at Montreal in 1955 and made the Brooklyn club the following spring training. He was 5-5 and gave […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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