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Lefty O’Doul

Lefty O’Doul (Baseball.  Born, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 4, 1897; died, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 7, 1969.)  Although he has the fourth-highest career average among players with 10 or more years’ service as a hitter, Francis Joseph O’Doul started his career as a pitcher.  During the course of his 11 major league seasons, O’Doul played […]

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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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