Former catcher Tacks Latimer is pardeoned by Governor Meyer Cooper. Latimer was serving a life sentence in the Ohio State Penitentiary for killing a fellow policeman in Xenia OH. He was pardoned for his role in helping guards stop a prison break in 1926 and for his heroism inApril 1929 during a fire that killed 322 inmates. It was the worst disaster in Ohio penal history.
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