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Don Liddle

Don Liddle (Baseball. Born, Mount Carmel, IL, May 25, 1925; died, Mount Carmel, IL, June 5, 2000.) A lefthander who won just 28 games in a four-year career, Donald Eugene Liddle became a part of World Series lore in 1954. Willie Mays’ stunning over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz’s drive to center in the first game […]

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