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Thursday, January 09, 2020

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 1-9-2020

Pittsburgh Press, January 9, 1920:

Swede Risberg, star shortstop of the Chicago Whitesox, announced his retirement from the game yesterday. He has gone into the restaurant business [in San Francisco]. Risberg was one of the mainstays of the Sox in the last world’s series.

Risberg wasn’t quite done - he did play in 126 games for the 1920 White Sox - but it was a good idea for him to have a backup plan ready in case his baseball career was about to end abruptly for some reason.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: January 09, 2020 at 09:58 AM | 60 comment(s)
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