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Before a Baseball Hall-of-Fame Career, Joe Tinker Was a Gang Leader

The shortstop became a MLB star after a troubled childhood

Shortstop Joe Tinker was a star during a 15-year big-league career (1902–1916). He also tried his hand at managing and was inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946. He was a go getter and a leader. As it turns out, instead of spending his youth…

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Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Dabbler in history, investing & writing. Master’s degree in baseball history. Passionate about diversity, culture, sports, investing and crypto.