Thursday, October 23, 2014

The deaf connection to the World Series

Luther "Dummy" Taylor
There is a connection between the two teams playing in Major League Baseball's World Series--and it's a deaf one. Luther Taylor, who was known as Dummy Taylor, played fo the San Francisco Giants when they played in upper Manhattan and then the Kansas City Royals in the early 1900s. He not only "bridged a gap between hearing and nonbearing athletes" he "remains a unique link between Kansas City and the Giants." Read the full story at the New York Time here.