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CLEVELAND — Today, the biographical information of every baseball player making a major-league debut is carefully recorded in official statistics.  However, in the early days of the game this was not the case and the most basic information of many early major leaguers were lost as time progressed.  In many instances, one must become virtually a baseball detective in order to restore information to the baseball record that in some

CLEVELAND — Today, the biographical information of every baseball player making a major-league debut is carefully recorded in official statistics.  However, in the early days of the game this was not the case and the most basic information of many early major leaguers were lost as time progressed.  In many instances, one must become virtually a baseball detective in order to restore information to the baseball record that in some cases may have been lost over a century.  That is where the work of SABR



Originally published: November 7, 2006. Last Updated: November 7, 2006.

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