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1938 Western Union Telegrams to Gabby Hartnett from Baseball Players, Dignitaries and Others (191 Different) Including Ott, Griffith, Frick

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This fascinating archives covers the consequential period when Hartnett ascended to Cubs manager, hit his legendary "Homer in the Gloamin," and nearly led his squad to a world championship. Received from fellow players, execs, friends and fans, the congratulatory messages and everyday correspondences average EX overall, with highlights including Clark Griffith, Rip Collins, Guy Bush, Horace Stoneham, Ford Frick, Mel Ott ("The Dutchman"), Bill Terry, Warren Giles, Charles Wrigley, Dutch Ruether (2), Barney Ross (boxer), Zeke Bonura, Toots Shor (3) and Clarence Rowland.

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