Friday, November 6, 2009

John Clapp's Obituary

Ithaca, N.Y., Dec. 18.-John Clapp, formerly a National League baseball player, dropped dead at midnight last night while in the discharge of his duty as night sergeant of the city police department. He had just assisted a patrolman in making an arrest when he was stricken with apoplexy.
-Washington Post, December 19, 1904

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