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Thursday, September 20, 2001

Letter shows timely parallel

Forty-nine years ago Franklin D. Roosevelt sent baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis a letter asking that baseball continue during the war. Roosevelt’s letter is printed within this article.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 20, 2001 at 02:48 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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