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Fri, 1890-01-17

On January 17, 1890, future Hall of Famer Louis Santop is born in Tyler, Texas. A powerful left-handed slugger with a keen batting eye, Santop was the starting catcher for some of black baseball's greatest teams, from 1909-1926. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2006.

 

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