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Knuckleball Memories: Gene Bearden, Phil Niekro, Hoyt Wilhelm

OnlyInArk is publishing a four-part series on Arkansan ball players who became MLB pitching stars in the 1940s, and on January 2 the second to be featured was knuckleball pitcher Gene Bearden, “World Series Hero” as a Cleveland Indian in 1948. Like many knuckleballers, Bearden didn’t start out as a knuckleballer. Although he was not […]