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The sad story of Jim Devlin
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Philadelphia Inquirer reporter, Frank Fitzpatrick, recounts the story of Jim Devlin, one of the more successful 19th century pitchers who was expelled from Baseball for throwing games. 



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Sad indeed.

Thanks for posting it.



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