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Pee Wee Reese

Pee Wee Reese (Baseball.  Born, Ekron, KY, July 23, 1919; died, Louisville, KY, Aug. 14, 1999.)  Harold Henry Reese was the acknowledged leader of the Brooklyn Dodgers during their glory years after World War II.  After two seasons with Louisville, the Red Sox’s American Association club, Reese was purchased by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an […]

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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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