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Kirby Higbe

Kirby Higbe (Baseball.  Born, Columbia, SC, Apr. 4, 1915; died, Columbia, SC, May 6, 1985.)  Although he pitched for the Cubs, Phillies, Pirates, and Giants in his 12-year career (1937-43, 1946-50), Walter Kirby Higbe will be most remembered for his 1941 season in Brooklyn, when the righthander was the N.L. top pitcher (22-9) and the […]

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