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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Ft. Pitt Bridge Works - some baseball-humor

On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 11:41 AM,

jtherron wrote:

The game would have been real. Married vs. Single, Fat vs. Lean, etc. were commonly advertised when town baseball was very popular. People would buy tickets to see the fun.
The catcher for the Singles, Martin Estep, was a amateur photographer whose glass negatives I have.
O. C. G., who K'd more times than he was AB, was Orion C. George, a manager at the Bridge Works and a bibliophile. I have some of his books, one of which has a fake autograph of Jefferson or maybe Gallatin. It doesn't make any difference since it doesn't look much like the real signature.

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