Prospect Roundup: Games of May 13

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Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-14-2019

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-14-2019 Pittsburgh Gazette Times, May 14, 1919:Charles Dooin, playing manager of the Reading International League baseball club, accused of playing ball on Sunday, May 4, was discharged by a [Reading] court [yesterday] because of insufficient evidence. The prosecution had been brought at the instance of the Reading Ministerial…

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Stephen Strasburg’s Big Zig

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Short Relief: Learning About Women

Short Relief: Learning About Women The 1930 Vaudeville comedy “They Learned About Women” tells the story of Jack and Jerry, two professional baseball players who tour the Vaudeville stage during the offseason. Both Jack and Jerry fall in love with the young, ‘innocent’ team secretary, Mary. Jack initially wins Mary’s affection, but soon after abandons…

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