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A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.
Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.
No man can have a 'yellow streak' and last. He must pay much attention to his nerves or temperament. He must hide every flaw.
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August 12, 1880
October 7, 1925
Christopher "Christy" Mathewson, nicknamed "Big Six", "The Christian Gentleman", "Matty", and "The Gentleman's Hurler" was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher who played 17 seasons with the New York Giants.
Won in the ninth (1910)
Pitcher Pollock (1914)
Second base Sloan (1917)
Catcher Craig (1915)
The Battle of Base-Ball (1912)
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