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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 […]

Even More Interesting Research Finds

August 18, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

One of the pleasures of doing research for a book or article is the discovery of interesting facts that have nothing to do with what’s being researched, but demand attention.  Here are even more interesting and odd research finds that I’ve discovered over the past year. What Happens In Baltimore Stays in Baltimore January 8, […]

More Interesting Research Finds

March 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the pleasures of doing research for a book or article is the discovery of interesting facts that have nothing to do with what’s being researched, but demand attention.  Here are more interesting and odd research finds that I’ve discovered over the years. Famous Last Words October 19, 1912: When Philadelphia Athletics magnate Connie […]