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Mickey Welch

Mickey Welch (Baseball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, July 4, 1859; died, Nashua, NH, July 30, 1941.)  A known quantity when he was acquired along with the rest of franchise from Troy, N.Y., after the 1882 season, Michael Francis Welch became the first great pitcher of the New York Giants.  From 1884-86, Welch won 116 of 170 […]

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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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