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Peter Panto Union Reform Leader Murdered By Albert Anastasia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Peter Panto was a union leader much ahead of his time. On a single evening he drew more than 1,200 for a local Brooklyn meeting. He instilled in the longshoremen a desire to rid themselves of the racketeering mobsters who feasted on their earnings. Warned to stop his campaign against hoodlums on the shipping docks he persisted until his life was endangered. He was last seen alive on July 14, 1939.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.