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The baseball oracle from Rome, N.Y.

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A man who spent the last four months of his life in Amsterdam was living in Rome, N.Y., when he correctly predicted the outcome of 21 St. Louis Cardinals baseball games at the end of the 1930 season. According to his son, James J. Sheridan III of Amsterdam, James J. Sheridan II was operating a candy store called the Smoke Shop in Rome when he began sending uncannily accurate telegrams to the manager of the ...

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