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FORMER LOCAL PITCHER NOW A BIG SURGEON
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It is doubtful whether any ball
played, including Gov. John E.
Tener of Pennsylvania and John
Montgomery Ward, the New
York barrister, has attained the
heights climbed by Dr. Mark E.
Baldwin of Pittsburg.
The one-time pitcher of the
White Stockings, Columbus and
Pittsburg teams is now one of the
leading surgeons of the United
As a pitcher Mark Baldwin
was noted for his terrific speed
and he possessed the brain that
made him at all times a player of
"inside"' baseball, although the
name hadn't been invented by the
word makers in his time.
Baldwin was a member of that
famous college team of 1887 led
by "Pop" Anson and composed of
Fred Pfeffer, Darling, Burns, Ed
Williamson, Van Haltren, Gore,
Ryan, "Silver" Flint, Daily,