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Art Nehf

Art Nehf (Baseball.  Born, Terre Haute, IN, July 31, 1892; died, Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 18, 1960.)  On Aug. 11, 1919, the Giants sent four players and an estimated $50,000 to the Boston Braves for lefthander Art Nehf in the season’s most sensational baseball trade.  Nehf first came to public notice while at Rose Polytechnic Institute, […]

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