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SUBJECT: MARTY MARION
Joan Flynn Dreyspool
July 23, 1956
The White Sox manager, fired twice as "defeatist" and "unaggressive," rebukes his critics and declares that—Yankees or no—his eyes are on the pennant
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July 23, 1956

Subject: Marty Marion

The White Sox manager, fired twice as "defeatist" and "unaggressive," rebukes his critics and declares that—Yankees or no—his eyes are on the pennant

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It was a large layer cake. The frosting was the grassy green of a baseball diamond, and a tiny white candy baseball with chocolate stitching rested on the mound. The neighbors looked very proud.

What held Manager Marion's appreciative eyes the most were the sugar-coated words, "To the Next Champs."

"Thanks," he said, "thanks...but let's save it for tomorrow and bring it to the ball park. I want my players to see this."

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