Wednesday, 12 December 2007

Death to Ex-WIL Founder

Nelson Hong Dies
TACOMA, Dec. 13—Nelson Hong, former newspaper man, died today in hospital following a long illness.
He was sports editor of The Tacoma News Tribune from 1930 to 1937 and was first secretary of the Western International Baseball League when it was organized in 1937. In 1938 and 1939, he was business manager of Tacoma Tigers.

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