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This letter from 1951 was written to Topekan Ed Wilson by Bud Wittick, sports editor of the Beacon-News, a newspaper in Paris, Illinois. In the letter, Wittick provides statistics he compiled regarding Wilson's record as a pitcher with the Paris Lakers for a partial season in 1951. The Lakers were a minor league team competing in the Class D Mississippi-Ohio Valley League. Wilson's minor league career spanned the period 1948-1953, and included teams in Miami (OK), Topeka, Paris (IL), Fulton (KY), Iola, and Hannibal (MO). In the 150 minor league games for which his pitching statistics are available, he compiled a 56-32 record, with a 3.62 ERA. Digital reproduction of the correspondence was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.

Date: 1951

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Item Number: 308568
Call Number: 2014-308
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308568

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