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Old 10-13-2020, 07:14 AM
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Default John Hirschbeck memorabilia

This article by Ken Rosenthal about umpire John Hirschbeck, his late son, and his memorabilia collection is the single best baseball article I have read in many years. Have a tissue handy, but this shows you a side to baseball I've certainly never seen before. Assume it's behind a paywall. If you are not a subscriber, this article alone is worth a trial subscription. If there was a pulitizer for short form sports articles this would be in the running. Tremendous.
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Old 10-13-2020, 10:18 AM
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Read that this a.m. You're right, it's worth the sub cost (The Athletic is terrific, period).
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Loved this. Thanks for sharing!!
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