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Suitcase Bob Seeds

Suitcase Bob Seeds (Baseball.  Born, Ringgold, TX, Feb. 24, 1907; died, Erick, OK, Oct. 28, 1993.)  Although he earned his nickname for his travels around the minor leagues, Robert Ira Seeds played parts of nine seasons with five major league teams, including two in New York – the Yankees (1936) and the Giants (1938-40).  Seeds did […]

Tommy Henrich

Tommy Henrich (Baseball.  Born, Massillon, OH, Feb. 20, 1913; died, Beavercreek, OH, Dec. 1, 2009.)  A left-handed hitting rightfielder, Tommy Henrich played  in the famous outfield with Charles (King Kong) Keller in left and Joe DiMaggio in center during much of his playing career.  He was declared a free agent in 1937 by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis […]

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