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Don Thompson

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Born in Swepsonville in 1923, Don Thompson grew up to be a major league baseball player. His career began with the old Boston Braves in 1949 as a pitcher. Traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers, he played in the outfield from 1951-1953 and in the World Series against the New York Yankees in 1953. He came back to Western North Carolina where he had a successful real estate business.
WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Sept/Oct 2007, p54-55, il, por