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Manchester New Hampshire’s Sheehan-Basquil Park and Hunt Memorial Pool

According to a 2009 Manchester Union Leader newspaper report, in the early 1950s, Alderman John F. Mills (Ward 7, last year served 1953) “proposed that the landfill area bordered by Maple, Auburn and Wilson streets be turned into a neighborhood … Continue reading

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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

Penacook New Hampshire Sportsman and Coach: Robert Abial “Red” Rolfe (1908-1969) Continue reading

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