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Thursday, September 03, 2015

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 9-3-2015

Pittsburgh Gazette Times, September 3, 1915:

The popularity of First Baseman Jake Daubert, captain of the Brooklyn Nationals, was attested today when it became known that he has been chosen by Flatbush Democrats for alderman. At [this week’s] caucus Daubert was designated to go into the September primaries as an aldermanic candidate by the Democrats in the Fifty-ninth District, where he resides.

He didn’t get elected. Daubert isn’t all that famous today, but he was a huge star 100 years ago. He won two NL batting titles, won the Chalmers Award in 1913, and was named to The Baseball Magazine’s All-American team seven times.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: September 03, 2015 at 09:49 AM | 7 comment(s)
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