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December 5, 2008


Gary Ashwill

This looks fated to become a classic story that gets repeated constantly. I'm surprised it isn't already.

Scott Simkus

Yeah, I knew the game wasn't played at West Side, but there's still a macabre serendipity to the whole story, don't you think?

Gary Ashwill

The 1909 game was played in Gunther Park, but still...

Gary Ashwill


Scott Simkus

Now, what's odd is the hospital Joe Green died in was Cook County Hospital. Cook County was built on the property that used to be...you guessed it,,, the West Side Grounds, home of the Chicago Cubs.

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