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History | More Baseball  |  The Show  | 1901 World Series | Personal Stuff Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher 1900-1911 Winner of the first game of the first World Series in 1903 against Cy Young Deacon set ironman marks in the 1903 World Series by pitching 44 innings of the eight game series and completing five games. Twice, he started consecutive games and he is the only pitcher in baseball to win three series games for a losing team. In 1969, Pittsburgh fans voted Deacon Pittsburgh’s all-time right handed pitcher. Incredibly, Deacon never had a…

History of Wisley Family Written by Marshall T. Wisley (1888-1970) June 25, 1960 My great great grand-father came from Germany about the time of (the) Revolutionary War. I do not know his given name (We know this to be Frederick [1716 – 1782] now) , Bert (Wisley, Marshall ‘s son) has a chest he brought across with him. My great grandfather’s name was Peter (1773 – 1855) , he owned a Plantation of 1,000 acres in Wythe County , Virginia…