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Manchester New Hampshire Major League Baseball Catcher: Thomas Francis Padden (1908-1973)

A modest base ball field bears his name at Steven’s Pond Park in Manchester, New Hampshire. Reportedly it is the “same field where he learned to play ball.”  At Gill Stadium, a plaque near the entrance bears his name. On … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire Baseball Pitcher and Baltimore Orioles Official, Michael Kendall Flanagan (1951-2011)

Michael Kendall Flanagan was born December 16, 1951. He grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire,

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Penacook New Hampshire Sportsman and Coach: Robert Abial "Red" Rolfe (1908-1969)

“Red” Rolfe signed with the New York Yankee's baseball team in 1931 …

and never looked back.

Red Rolfe … Continue reading

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Robert Abial "Red" Rolfe

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Mont Vernon New Hampshire "Father of Baseball": "Doc" Daniel Lucius Adams (1814-1899)

The history of baseball is a lie from beginning to end

from its creation myth to its rosy models … Continue reading

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