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John McGraw's and Wilbert Robertson's Former Baltimore Homes damaged in fire

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For those of you who care about OLD Orioles History (National League Orioles - three time world champions), here's a link to my post yesterday about a fire that damaged McGraw's and Robinson's former Baltimore homes. It includes pictures of other formerHall of Fame Orioles homes in Baltimore.


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