Milestones, Mar. 28, 1949

Died. Chalmers (Bill) Cissell, 45, who lasted a decade as a big-league shortstop after being bought in 1927 by the Chicago White Sox for $123,000, one of the highest prices ever paid for a minor-league ballplayer; of a heart ailment; in Chicago.

Died. Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Fownes ("Slim") Somerville, 66, British naval hero brought out of retirement by Winston Churchill for service in World War II; of coronary thrombosis; in Wells, England. Torpedo Expert Somerville was deputy commander of British naval units in the historic evacuation of Dunkirk, led the British fleet into action at Oran, was skipper of...

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