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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-28-2014

Pittsburgh Press, May 28, 1914:

“Babe” Ruth, aged 18, star pitcher of the Baltimore Internationals, is safe from Federal raids. [Orioles owner] Jack Dunn found the boy in an industrial school and has been appointed his guardian. Ruth can sign no contracts without his guardian’s consent.

Baseball team owners adopting star underage players? What could possibly go wrong?

The Robby Hammock District (Dan Lee) Posted: May 28, 2014 at 07:54 AM | 28 comment(s)
  Beats: babe ruth, dugout, history, jack dunn

 

 

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