Death of Tom Hanley

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Death of Tom Hanley - FIRST DEATH In the Training Camp. Tumuit...
FIRST DEATH In the Training Camp. Tumuit Hanley, Former Ohio Stale League Pitcher, Dies While With Giants at Martin. Marlin. Texas. Marcii :. The heavy hand of death was latd on Manager Mcliraw's big baseball family early this morning, wlim Tom Hanley. a vouns pitcher who had shown much promise m the early practice games", succumbed to the effect of an operation for acute appendicitis which was performed Saturday afternoon. Haniey died shortly after 7 o'clock this morning in a physicijn's office across the street from the Arlington Hotel. He was ionscious for about three hours before the fatal summons came and bravely awaited the end afte;- afte;- a piiest iiad administered the last rite ef the church.' Wilbert Kobinson, the veteran coach, who had taken a great Interest in the young pitcher, was with Hanley from 5 o'clock this morning, and the end came with "Robby" silently holding holding the hand of his youthful friend. A fireaiy day still further depressed the i-pirits i-pirits i-pirits of the youivg players who remained here over Sunday, and in Dallas the regulars regulars sorrowfully started bck to Marlin last night after canceling the gime scheduled for to-morrow to-morrow to-morrow in Corsicana. Shortly after Hanley died Wilbert Robin, son telephoned the sad new to McUraw. who ordered that no 1 pens b spare .1 in sending the IhkIv ba.-k ba.-k ba.-k youth's home in Marietta, Ohio. The New York Club did everythine possible to Al-I Al-I leviate Hanley s suff A doctor nurse we e in constant attendance the frst. few days, and when Hanley's symptoms necame Darning McUraw hail another Id physician called lor consultation. Hanley's wife and father, who had been notified u! tin- tin- operation yesterday afternoon, afternoon, had started from their home In Marietta, Marietta, -but -but uKin reaching St. Uoiiih to-day to-day to-day t icy were notified of the death. They w!M meet the body in St. I,ouis. Ai-t'ng Ai-t'ng Ai-t'ng under instructions trom Med raw this morning the body was placed In a beautiful casket and the Giants who were in Marlin slrew.J flowers on the dead youth's breast. Brief services were hold in the undertaking room, and at midnight an undertaker started for St. Louis with the body. The Olur.ts formed an escort to the train and then returned sadly to the hotel. Hanley wast -j4 -j4 years old and had been married only a couple of years. He pitched last season for the Newark team of the Ohio State Iagu and was recommended to McGraw by William H Watkin.

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 10 Mar 1913, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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