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Ed Rommel

Ed Rommel (Baseball.  Born, Baltimore, MD, Sept. 13, 1897; died, Baltimore, MD, Aug. 26, 1970.)  Among the first of the knuckleball pitchers, Edwin Americus Rommel was 171-119 with the Philadelphia Athletics in 14 seasons (1920-33).  Rommel then returned to the minors, became an umpire, and returned to the A.L. in 1938.  He umpired until 1959, […]

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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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