Jim Murray, May 17, 1961

  May 17, 1961, Day ni Sports  

  May 17, 1961, Jim Murray  

May 17, 1961: John F. "Pep" Lemon, an old-time catcher, is superintendent of parks in the city of Fullerton and his job is trees and shrubs and lawns. But it's also kids. Pep never had a child of his own, but the den of his home is lined with pictures of kids in uniform — most of them catchers' uniforms but some in military uniforms. Three of them –"best prospects you ever did see" — were buried in those military uniforms, Billy Jones, Von Jones and Earl Stoner, before a big league scout ever got a look at them.

 

  May 17, 1961, Jim Murray  

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