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John T. Brush

John T. Brush (Baseball.  Born, Clintonville, NY, June 15, 1845; died, St. Charles, MO, Nov. 26, 1912.)  Owner of the New York Giants baseball club for an eventful 10 years, John Tomlinson Brush also created the outline of the rules for the modern World Series.  Brush bought the Giants from Andrew Freedman after the 1902 season […]

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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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