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Happy Jack Chesbro

Happy Jack Chesbro (Baseball.  Born, North Adams, MA, June 5, 1874; died, Conway, MA, Nov. 6, 1931.)  The reverberations that followed from the 1904 A.L. pennant race were created almost entirely by righthanded spitballer John Dwight Chesbro, who nearly pitched the nascent Highlanders (later known as the Yankees) to the league title.  Chesbro’s 41 wins […]

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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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