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Subject:  Biography of Johnny 'Lefty' Washington
Date:  9/17/06, 12:58pm
Interesting bio on Mr. Washington... I just bought an autographed ball at Why don't you?

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Message #4143 of 6634  *NEW*
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Subject:  Re: Biography of Johnny 'Lefty' Washington
Date:  9/23/06, 1:39pm
Here's a recent article I discovered about Mr. Washington.
He sounds like a very intriguing guy with a fascinating story. It's too bad that the Yawkey family never gave Lefty a chance with the Red Sox. The Yawkey's were notorious--even during their time-- for having very racist views. The Bo-Sox, who were the very last team to have a Black player on its squad, signed Pumpsie Green during the '59 season, which wasn't long after Lefty tried out for them.

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