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Ballplayers Thrown Through Saloon Windows: A Brief List

Posted By Carson Cistulli On January 13, 2014 @ 5:16 pm In The History of History | 9 Comments

Irwin Saloon

Brought to the attention of the author, once again, by means of intrepid weblog The Deadball Era, and then corroborated by a primary source (above) after a protracted internet search, is the unfortunate death of Ed Irvin or Ed Irwin or, strangely, “Bill” Irwin, who died in 1916 after being thrown through a saloon window in Philadelphia.

Text courtesy the February 9th, 1916, edition of Philly’s Evening Public Ledger.

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