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Westbrook Pegler, March 11, 1926

March 11, 2010 | 12:06 pm

March 11, 1926, Westbrook Pegler

Before he emerged as a columnist on the national scene, Westbrook Pegler was a sportswriter. Here’s one of his columns about spring training by the Brooklyn Dodgers. And, frankly, he reads like a pretty fair writer.


Vernon’s Creole Follies with Sonny Clay. According to The Times’ clips, Clay was a popular bandleader and songwriter in the 1920s. I’ll have to see if I can dig up some of his recordings. 

March 11, 1926, Westbrook Pegler