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Old 05-04-2009, 03:31 PM
springpin springpin is offline
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Default player ID help requested

In the classic Hake and Steckler pinback book one player in the 1909 Buster Brown set is unidentified, as is one player in the 1909 Morton Bread set. I have spent quite some time researching the identity of these two players. I am 99% sure the unidentified player from the Buster Brown set is Fred Payne. However, I don't have as much confidence regarding the unidentified player from the Morton Bread set. I think he is Jim Delehanty. He was a replacement for an injured starter in the 1909 World Series. He played all 7 games and hit 5 doubles. The image on that pin appears to be scowling. All the images I have seen of Delehanty show him either smiling or with no particular facial expression. As such, the scowling image seems out of character for Delehanty, or it is not Delehanty. Some sources say the player is Jimmy Archer. Archer didn't play on the 1909 Tigers. Any ideas?
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