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Bill Stewart

Bill Stewart (Baseball.  Born, Fitchburg, MA, Sept. 26, 1894; died, Jamaica Plain, MA, Feb. 18, 1964.)  A man who coached a team to the Stanley Cup championship in the off-season, William J. Stewart was an N.L. umpire for nearly 22 seasons (1933-54).  Stewart coached the Chicago Blackhawks to the Cup in 1938 in his first year as […]

Paul Sentelle

Paul Sentelle (Baseball.  Born, New Orleans, LA, Aug. 27, 1879; died, Cincinnati, OH, Apr. 27, 1923.)  An N.L. umpire for slightly over a season, Leopold Theodore Sentelle died of a ruptured appendix five days after being stricken during a game at Cincinnati’s old Redlands Field.  Sentelle underwent surgery at a local hospital and was reportedly recovering […]

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