“Games, you remember, go by a kind of immutable rotation – as much a law of childhood as gravitation of the universe. Marbles belong to spring, to the first weeks after the frost is out of the ground. 422 more words
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(1888) Chick Gandil
Member of the Black Sox – career ended in infamy.
(1903) Merle (Lefty) Settlemire
(1935) Fred (Squeaky) Valentine
Fred Valentine was an outfielder with Baltimore and Washington in the 1960s – had a decent season in 1966, batting .276 with some power and 22 stolen bases, but didn’t maintain that level of production and disappeared after 1968. 1,000 more words