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Ruben Gomez

Ruben Gomez (Baseball.  Born, Arroyo, P.R., July 13, 1927; died, Carolina, P.R., July 26, 2004.)  Noted perhaps more for walks and hit batsmen that pitching efficiency, Ruben Colon Gomez was nonetheless critical to the Giants’ 1954 world championship, their last in New York.  Gomez had by far his best major league season that year with […]

Harry Frazee

Harry Frazee (Baseball.  Born, Peoria, IL, June 29, 1880; died, New York, NY, June 3, 1929.)  Harry H. Frazee is one of the best-known unknown characters of sports history, and also the subject of a base canard of misconstrued facts.  A noted Broadway producer who generated a half-dozen hit shows, Frazee also owned the Boston […]

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