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Babe Herman

Babe Herman (Baseball.  Born, Buffalo, NY, June 26, 1903; died, Glendale, CA, Nov. 27, 1987.)  Celebrated as the only man known to have tripled into a double play, Floyd Caves Herman is the poster boy for the so-called Daffy Dodgers who entertained and frustrated Ebbets Field fans in the late 1920s.  Herman was also a […]

Tony Cuccinello

Tony Cuccinello (Baseball.  Born, Long Island City, NY, Nov. 8, 1907; died, Tampa, FL, Sept. 21, 1995.)  Brother of a major league player, uncle of another, Anthony Francis Cuccinello had a 15-year big league career that ended on an odd note.  On the final day of the 1945 season, Cucccinello was leading the A.L. batting […]

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