On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1906

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Playing as "Sullivan" Columbia University jr Eddie Collins debuts with A's

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins

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