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Aug 12, 2018

Machynlleth's gift to baseball

A terraced house in Machynlleth seems an unlikely place of origin for an American baseball star, but that's where Ted Lewis, the "Pitching Professor", spent his first years. Playing for the team later known as the Boston Red Sox ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

funded his postgraduate studies. Ted inherited a love of poetry from his father, who competed in eisteddfodau, and became a close friend of Robert Frost. For more about Ted's story, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the door of the corner shop near the town clock (corner of Heol Maengwyn and Heol Pentrehedyn). Or click here