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Tom Zachary

Tom Zachary (Baseball.  Born, Graham, NC, May 7, 1896; died, Burlington, NC, Jan. 24, 1969.)  During a 19-year major league career, lefthander Jonathan Thompson Walton Zachary pitched for seven teams, including the Yankees and Brooklyn.  But Tom Zachary is most noted in New York sports lore for giving up Babe Ruth’s 60th home run when […]

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