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Ping Bodie

Ping Bodie (Baseball.  Born, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 8, 1887; died, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 17, 1961.)  Born Francesco Stephano Pezzolo, Bodie had a nine-year big league career as an outfielder with three teams (1911-14, 1917-21).  A righthanded hitter, Bodie spent his final four seasons with the Yankees.  He was perhaps the first of many […]

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