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Joe Rue

Joe Rue (Baseball.  Born, Danville, KY, June 14, 1898; died, Laguna Hills, CA, Dec. 1, 1984.)  An A.L. umpire for 10 seasons (1938-47), Joseph William Rue was involved in a unique event in the modern history of the major leagues.  On Sept. 3, 1945, Rue was behind the plate in the second game of a […]

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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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