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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 […]

Cooperstown Rediscovered

February 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For a young boy who loves baseball, there is no cooler place to grow up than near Cooperstown, N.Y., the home of baseball. My family spent many summer weekends boating on Otsego Lake and taking in the Norman Rockwell-like atmosphere of a village that lives and breathes baseball—just like I did. If you have a […]