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Weekly Whitman and the World Series

It is October, and the World Series is on the way. As a Yankee fan, I was disappointed this year–not just in the final results. It was a difficult season for Yankee fans, but even disappointing baseball is better than … Continue reading

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Home Run Derby Star Captain “Jack” Wildey–Part 1

When John Hay and George Nicolay drove their rented buggy over to Camp Lincoln to say hello to their friend Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, they found him wearing his “blouzy red shirt” and enjoying that New York favorite: Base Ball. Most … Continue reading

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