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Danny Gardella

Danny Gardella (Baseball.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Feb. 26, 1920; died, Yonkers, NY, Mar. 6, 2005.)  Far better known as the man who nearly brought down the reserve clause in 1949, Daniel Lewis Gardella was an outfielder with the wartime Giants.  Gardella had a spotty minor league career with six teams (1939-42) before becoming a […]

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