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Jesse Burkett

Jesse Burkett

JESSE BURKETT

Worcester (Mass.) Evening Gazette, Feb. 13, 1926.

Who would recognize the picture above as old Doc Jess Burkett, baseball manager extraordinary? Yet this is a likeness of Jess, taken 28 years ago, when he was considered the Ty Cobb of the day.

©, reprinted with permission of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

From the vertical file of Ohio County Public Library, provided by the National Baseball Hall of Fame library.

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