By John C. Skipper

Billy Southworth was once the main profitable significant league baseball supervisor of the Nineteen Forties together with the 3 directly years within which his St. Louis Cardinal groups gained greater than a hundred video games. He gained 3 nationwide League pennants with the Cardinals and one with the Boston Braves, and his .597 successful percent is the 5th optimum in baseball heritage. yet Southworth used to be dogged by way of demons off the sphere, together with the deaths of 3 teenagers. at the box, his achievements have been minimized via many simply because they happened in the course of the conflict years whilst the baseball expertise point used to be lower than par. whilst he ultimately acquired best attractiveness, being elected to the corridor of popularity in 2007, the consideration happened 38 years after his death.

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