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George Selkirk

George Selkirk (Baseball.  Born, Huntsville, Ont., Jan. 4, 1908; died, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jan. 19, 1987.)  In his eighth season in the minors, George Alexander Selkirk finally got the call to the majors.  In 1934, Selkirk was hitting .357 after 106 games at Newark in the International League when he was called up to the Yankees.  […]

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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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