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Buck Ewing

Buck Ewing (Baseball.  Born, Hoaglands, OH, Oct. 10, 1859; died, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 20, 1906.)  Although considered primarily a catcher, William Ewing played every position on the diamond during his 18-year career (1880-97).  A lifetime .303 hitter, Ewing caught in only 636 of his career 1,315 games, but was thought by contemporaries to be the […]

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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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