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Friday, April 13, 2012
Milwaukee Sentinel, April 13, 1912:
Sherwood Magee, star left fielder of the Phillies, was surprised the other morning upon picking up his morning mail to find in it a marked copy of a Fort Smith, Ark., newspaper with a story of the new Chinese president, Yuan Shi Kai, taking the throne in China. The story was illustrated with a typical pose of Magee, swinging lustily with his bat, and it was captioned with a nine line description of the oriental ruler’s garments…
Magee has written a letter of apology to the new Chinese president, regretting that his picture should have become mixed with one of a man so high in international affairs. He is anticipating a reply.
I’m thinking Yuan was a tad busy at the time.
for his generous support.
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