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Three Different Views of One Play

December 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Below I print three descriptions of the same play from the 1913 World’s Series. After over 30 years of interviewing eye-witnesses at accidents and crime scenes, I know that people see the same incident differently, so that three sport writers might see the same play different does not surprise me. For whatever the reasons when […]

The Plot to Kill Comiskey (and Other Interesting Research Finds)

March 22, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

It’s about that time again to share more incredible stories that I’ve stumbled upon while digging for information during my daily research. No Relation to Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown August 3, 1920: During a robbery attempt at the Illinois Vinegar Manufacturing Company, three armed bandits gunned down highly-respected Detective Sergeant Frank McGurk, a veteran of […]