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1862 – Born on December 22nd in East Brookfield, Massachusetts. Connie Mack was once a catcher, but made his mark as a manager. 1886-1889 – He was once a catcher for the Washington Nationals. 1890 – The catcher of Buffalo Bisons. 1891 – The catcher of Pittsburgh Pirates. 1894 – He managed the Pittsburgh Pirates. ..

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1896 – Born on the 4th of May.          – He broke into boxing when two of his friends, Willie and Dave Astey, asked him to carry their boxing equipment into Madison Square Garden.          – Jacobs allegedly found his way into a fighter’s corner as a second, thus beginning his career in ..

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1920 – Born on July 4th in Marbletown, New York. American hotel manager. 1938 – Married to Leo E. Panzier.          – Hemsley renamed herself Leona Roberts and went to work as a receptionist for a real estate company. 1970 – Harry Helmsley hired Leona as a senior vice-president with a $500,000 salary. 1972 ..

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1922 – Alvin Ralph Dark was born on the 7th of January in Comanche, Oklahoma.   1946-1960 – He played for five National League teams.   1948 – Named the major leagues’ Rookie of the Year with the Boston Braves.   1956 – He was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals.   1957 – Led ..

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US dramatist and theater manager   1838 – Born on the 20th of July in Plymouth, North Carolina.   1859 – He was dramatic critic for several New York papers and he adapted or wrote a number of plays.   1867 – Wrote Gaslight being his first success.   1869 – Became the manager of ..

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