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NevadaGram #175 – Winter at South Shore

Chair lift at Heavenly Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is well-known as a vacation/recreation destination, and so we made a visit between January snowstorms to see what the Lake has to offer in winter. “We were like a couple of kids,” Robin said after we got home again. I’m not sure I completely agree, but we did have fun in two days at […]

NevadaGram #171 – Wheezer Dell

Edmonton Eskimos, 1910

A while back I posted a NevadaGram about Wheezer Dell, the first Nevada-born child — Tuscarora, June 11, 1886 — to grow up to play major league baseball, first for St. Louis in 1912 and then in Brooklyn from 1915 to 1917. I had rummaged through the pages of the scrapbook that his wife Eleanor […]

NevadaGram #165 — Wheezer Dell, Two New Breweries

wheezer

I’ve just come from spending three pleasant days delving into the Wheezer Dell archive, and especially the thick scrapbook into which Eleanor Dell had pasted newspaper clippings about her husband’s career as a baseball player. It begins with accounts of games he pitched for the Seattle Giants after they were married in 1914, carries through his three […]

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