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RIP Silas Simmons

November 11, 2006 No Comments

RIP Silas Simmons Reading my Sports Illustrated yesterday, I was entranced by the story of Silas Simmons. Silas Simmons was born in 1895, the same year as Babe Ruth. He, like Ruth, played professional baseball as a pitcher. He began playing in 1912, and retired in 1929. Silas played ball in the Negro Leagues.... continue reading...