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Max Carey

Max Carey (Baseball.  Born, Terre Haute, IN, Jan. 11, 1890; died, Miami, FL, May 30, 1976.)  Born Maximilian Carnarius, Max Carey was a 10-time N.L. stolen base champ and frequent .300 hitter with Pittsburgh (1910-26).  But Carey provoked a clubhouse confrontation after a slow start (.222 in 86 games) threatened to cost him playing time.  He […]

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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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