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Ducky Medwick

Ducky Medwick (Baseball. Born, Carteret, NJ, Nov. 24, 1911; died, St. Petersburg, FL, Mar. 21, 1975.) While he gained his baseball stature with the St. Louis Cardinals (where he won the Triple Crown in 1937), Joseph Michael Medwick was under contract with all three New York teams during his career. Medwick came to Brooklyn with […]

Curt Davis

Curt Davis (Baseball.  Born, Greenfield, MO, Sept. 7, 1903; died, Covina, CA, Oct. 13, 1965.)  Once traded by the Cubs to the Cardinals for Dizzy Dean, Curtis Benton Davis came to the Dodgers with outfielder Joe (Ducky) Medwick for four players and $125,000 on June 12, 1940.  Davis was 8-7 for Brooklyn that season and […]

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