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Bill White

Bill White (Baseball.  Born, Lakewood, Fla., Jan. 28, 1934.)  A versatile man with a strong personality, William DeKova White had three distinct careers in baseball.  While in the New York Giants farm system, White attended Hiram (O.) College, but he became a big league player, not a doctor.  In 1956, he played 138 games as […]

Thurman Munson

Thurman Munson (Baseball. Born, Akron, OH, June 7, 1947; died, Canton, OH, Aug. 2, 1979.) Thurman Lee Munson had a testy relationship with writers covering the Yankees, particularly over the last five years of his career, because he felt he was unduly criticized. His feud with teammate Reggie Jackson is legendary. But Munson was the […]

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