Clipped From The Bridgeport Telegram

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 - None of the six new member*. named by the...
None of the six new member*. named by the special Veterans' committee, was present. Chief Bender, the old Chlppewa Indian pitch. er with the Philadelphia A's; Barrow, builder of the Yankee empire and discoverer of Honus Wagner; Bill Klem. "the Old Arbitrator" who was "Mr. Umpire" for years; and Harry Wright, of the old Cincinnati Red Stockings and Boston Braves, all are dead. Tommy Connolly, recently retired umpire-in-chlef of the Aracri- 'can league, and Bobby Wallace, 60 years an infieldcr, pitcher and manager, were too ill to attend.

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  1. The Bridgeport Telegram,
  2. 10 Aug 1954, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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