Milestones, Dec. 15, 1975

Died. Jacob Nelson Fox, 47, pepperpot second baseman who was the American League's Most Valuable Player in 1959 when he led the Chicago White Sox to their first league championship in 40 years; of skin cancer; in Baltimore. With the White Sox from 1950, "Nellie" Fox made his reputation as a player who liked to hit with an old-fashioned milk-bottle-shaped bat, chew a giant wad of tobacco, and hang a red bandana from the hip pocket of his uniform. Nicknamed "Mighty Mite," the diminutive Fox led the American League in most seasons (twelve)...

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