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By David Stevens
The Staff of The News 

Pages past, March 8: 'Gentleman Jim' sold for 'fat sum'


Last updated 3/7/2023 at 3:12pm

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1953: Grover Seitz, manager of the Clovis Pioneers baseball team, announced that outfielder Jim Matthews had been sold for an "undisclosed fat sum" to the Amarillo Gold Sox, the team that won the West Texas-New Mexico league penna...

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