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An Interview with a Descendant of Honus Wagner

Published by on June 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Honus Wagner is an all-time great baseball player. For those of you unfamiliar with "The Flying Dutchman", his career spanned from 1897-1917 wherein he had a lifetime batting average of .327. He was known for his speed, and his fielding ability. Over the course of his career he won seven batting titles, and in 1908 his BA was almost 50 percent better than the league average. He is considered one of greatest shortstops in the history of the game.

I attend a small university in central Indiana where I met Connor Wagner. Connor is the great great nephew of Honus. I will not bore you details about how we met, or anything such as that. I'll just let you know that when I discovered this link in ancestry my shit was officially flipped.<...

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