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Hal Schumacher

Hal Schumacher (Baseball.  Hinckley, NY, Nov. 23, 1910; died, Cooperstown, NY, Apr. 21, 1993.)  It was only natural, given the Shakespearean literacy of the times, that Harold Henry Schumacher should be called “Prince Hal,” since he was the righthanded complement to the Giants’ star lefty, Carl Hubbell, who was known as “King Carl.”  Schumacher contributed to […]

Carl Hubbell

Carl Hubbell (Baseball.  Born, Carthage, MO, June 22, 1903; died, Scottsdale, AA, Nov. 21, 1988.)  Carl Owen Hubbell, a lefthanded pitcher who helped make the screwball famous, became the most renowned pitcher for the New York Giants since the heyday of Christy Mathewson.  Known as “King Carl,” Hubbell helped pitch the Giants to three pennants […]

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