Today marks the 94th anniversary of the death of Christy Mathewson, who died in Saranac Lake after an unsuccessful battle against tuberculosis. Mathewson was one of the greatest baseball pitchers of all time, and was among the "First Five" inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown. To learn more about Mathewson's career and time in Saranac Lake, visit our wiki.
Thanks to Jim Clark for always honoring Christy's memory and for sharing this card from his collection.
[Historic Saranac Lake Digital Collection, TCR # 436]
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