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Lee Allen

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Roger Angell

He is, perhaps, the most exquisitely talented writer ever to…

Walter Barnes

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Sigfredo Barros

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Stan Baumgartner

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Jim Bouton

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Bob Broeg

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Jim Brosnan

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Ed Burns

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O.P. Caylor

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Henry Chadwick

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Lou Chapman

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Larry Colton

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Dan Daniel

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L. Robert Davids

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Susan Fornoff

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Randy Galloway

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Dick Gordon

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Jim Kennedy

As organizer and nonplaying manager of the hapless 1890 Brooklyn…

John F. Kieran

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William F. Kirk

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F. C. Lane

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Ernie Lanigan

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