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Kennesaw Mountain Landis

Kennesaw Mountain Landis (Baseball. Born, Millville, OH, Nov. 20, 1866; died, Chicago, IL, Nov. 25, 1944.) A former federal judge, Kennesaw Mountain Landis became baseball’s first commissioner in the wake of the 1919 “Black Sox” World Series dumping scandal that rocked the public’s confidence in the game. Landis barred all eight Chicago players for life […]

Cozy Dolan

Cozy Dolan (Baseball.  Born, Chicago, IL, Dec. 23, 1889; died, Chicago, IL, Dec. 10, 1958.)  Born James Alberts, Cozy Dolan played third base and some outfield for five big league clubs from 1909-15, including a 33-game stint with the Highlanders (1911-12).  He hit .252 in 378 career games.  Dolan returned to the majors as a […]

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