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Wheezer Dell

Wheezer Dell

Wheezer Dell, who pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1912 and then for Brooklyn from 1915 to 1917, was born in Tuscarora on June 11 1886, the first Nevada-born child to grow up to play major league baseball. His parents had moved to Butte Montana when he was still a tyke, and he grew up there, becoming a star athlete in high school — so good as a football quarterback that he was granted an extra year ...
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