Thursday, November 13, 2008

Old Joe Blong

Old Joe Blong, at one time one of the best known pitchers in the profession, is now a store-keeper in the employ of the Government. He is stationed in St. Louis.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, April 18, 1886

The Globe also has references to Blong still playing baseball in St. Louis in 1883 with the St. Louis Amateur Club and the Grand Avenues.

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