Growing Consensus That Fayette County Was Birthplace Of the Baseball Hall of Famer Andrew “Rube” Foster

This story begins – like so many unusual tales do – with the unexpected arrival of a cardboard package with a big red word “fragile” on the side.

It was addressed to me, at the newspaper office, and inside the box was a bobble-head statue of a baseball player, Rube Foster, still in the package.

I had heard the name Rube Foster before, but did not really know anything about his story.

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