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Neal Ball

Neal Ball (Baseball.  Born, Grand Haven, MI, Apr. 22, 1881; died, Bridgeport, CT, Oct. 15, 1957.)  While the only truly significant accomplishment of his major league career came for Cleveland, Cornelius Ball began his big league career with the Highlanders in 1907.  Ball, a 5’7” shortstop, was traded to Cleveland in May 1909, and on […]

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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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