Tuesday, April 13, 2021

K is for Kid

#AtoZChallenge 2021 April Blogging from A to Z Challenge letter K

In 1890, The Philadephia Quakers baseball team of the National League changed their name to the Philadephia Phillies and have been so for almost 125 years,  That 1990 team had not one but two players on it that are on my a to z challenge pf people living in 1921.  Neither of those players are remembered  for being baseball players.  One was Baseball player turned evangelist Billy Sunday who was featured here way back on April 2nd.  The other is William Jethro "Kid" Gleason who was the manager of the infamous 1919 Black Sox.  

              Kid Gleason

Years lived before 1921: Fifty-Five

Years lived after 1921: Twelve


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