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Tue, 1915-02-16

1915 - Home Run Baker, 28, announces his retirement following a contract dispute with Connie Mack. He will sit out the 1915 season. Mack will also have salary problems with Chief Bender, Eddie Plank and Jack Coombs, and rather than compete with the Federal League, he releases the stars.

 

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Chief Bender, Connie Mack, Eddie Plank, Federal League, Frank Baker, Jack Coombs

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