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Edward “Eddie” Leonard

Over his two decade career in softball, Edward Leonard was known as a tough fielding second baseman back in the days of 45 foot bases. He could also hit powerful line drives or drop a well placed ball to any field. Ed served his country in the Navy from 1942 through 1945. When he returned …

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Eugene “Gene” Leo

Eugene Leo played in the Golden Era of softball, primarily on the South and Southwest sides, when every neighborhood had a softball team good enough for pot games. Playing four nights a week with three games on Sunday, like many softball players of this era, Eugene Leo’s career can be divided into two segments – …

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Sam “Dusty” LaBarbera

The exciting third baseman was a crowd favorite with pantomime characterizations and playing in the style of Pete Rose with head first slides since 1940. Played on the championship teams of Midland Motors and the Yankees. Best season was .399 and 11 homers for ’44 champion Yanks who won 23 straight. Allstar for Fewer Boilers …

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