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McHistory: Bloomington's Unsung Baseball Great

McLean County Museum of History
This early trading card from 1909 depicts Bloomington-born and Bloomington-raised Major League pitcher Jack Powell.

Baseball fans remember the greats of the sport: the Babe Ruths, the Lou Gehrigs. And the players that didn't quite make the Hall of Fame often slip through the cracks of our memory.

This episode of McHistory tells the story of Bloomington-native and would-have-been Hall of Fame pitcher Jack Powell.

WGLT's Mary Cullen produced this episode of McHistory featuring Bill Kemp and Adam Lovell of the McLean County Museum of History.

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