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April 21, 1918

Ty Cobb is one of the three Detroit Tigers suffering from influenza. The Red Sox are 6-0 to start the season. The former head of the Secret Service, William J. Flynn, has started a column in the Washington Times, on the Imperial Government German Spies and Intrigues, including pictures of medals struck two days after the Lusitania was sunk.

Source: "Griffs Will Open Yanks Home Stand at Polo Grounds," Washington Times, Washington, District of Columbia, April 21, 1918. Page 18, Column 8. 

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