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EDITOR'S COLUMN: Harnessing past, present for the future

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By Don Worthington

It was a great time at the Progressive Journal last week as past, present and future converged.
The past was researching the life of Van Lingle Mungo, the Pride of Pageland and the Flatbush fastballer.
In his prime, he was one of the best players in baseball. The Brooklyn Dodgers paid him $15,000 at a time when the average annual national wage was $1,000 or less.
When he retired, he came back to Pageland. Among his businesses was the Ball Theater. Articles said he opened the theater in the 1940s, but it closed after a fire in the 1950s.


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