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Iron Man Joe McGinnity

Iron Man Joe McGinnity (Baseball. Born, Rock Island, IL, Mar. 19, 1871; died, Brooklyn, NY, Nov. 14, 1929.) Rarely has an athlete earned a nickname more decisively that Joseph Jerome McGinnity (born McGinty). A stocky (5’11”, 206 pounds) righthander in his first full season with the Giants in 1903, he pitched (and won) both ends […]

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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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