Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Spook Jacobs: "He's worth $30,000 in the minor leagues!"

Here is a link to a quick piece I wrote about the recently deceased former Philadelphia A's infielder Spook Jacobs about Branch Rickey's refusal to sell him to the White Sox while he was in the Brooklyn Dodgers organization. I will follow soon with a full interview I conducted with Jacobs in 2009 where this is excerpted from.

Branch Rickey - "He's worth $30,000 in the minor leagues!"


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