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Salem man makes pitch to honor Baseball Hall of Famer's Greensburg grid stint

Pennsylvania native and Baseball Hall of Fame member Christy Mathewson, fifth from left in rear, is shown with the 1900 Bucknell University football team. Mathewson returned to play with the team for a final fall season after signing to play pro baseball earlier in 1900 with the New York Giants.

Fans of Major League Baseball may know that Pennsylvania native and early pitching star Christy Mathewson was an inaugural member of the sport’s Hall of Fame — entering posthumously in 1936 with the likes of Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner.


Source: The Tribune-Review

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