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Dummy Hanson

Jim Johnson

Dummy Hanson

a deaf baseball pitcher"s life in the hearing world

by Jim Johnson

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Published by Beaver"s Pond Press in Edina, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hanson, Esten, -- 1877-1908,
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography,
  • Deaf athletes -- United States -- Biography,
  • Baseball -- Minnesota -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-184).

    StatementJim Johnson.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.H245 J64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 185 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23613812M
    ISBN 109781592982561
    LC Control Number2008933814
    OCLC/WorldCa259253919

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    He is known for yelling, "Silence! He never married, leaving no heirs. As a standup comic, it is my job to make the majority of people laugh, and I believe that comedy is the last true form of free speech Many things are ruined, like Zane's camera, the dinner table, and the film in Zane's camera. Williams, the producer of the Blue Collar Comedy Tourhas opined that Dunham's act is not funny on its own merits, and that his material gets a greater reaction because of the puppet characters than it would otherwise garner by itself. Check the box on the right side of the Home page.

    On May 9,Frances gave birth to future actress Candice Bergenwhose first performances were on Bergen's radio show. As they walked on the beach that Saturday, he said his career was in trouble. A KGB general told him he had confessed. When he first arrived in Los Angeles, the comedy in his act bombed. She appeared in The Patchwork Girl of Oza film based on Baum's book, in a minor role as the bell ringer.


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