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June 8, 1918

Ken Penner has been fighting influenza, nonetheless he manages to pitch the Salt Lake Bees to a victory over San Francisco. He refused to surrender even as Miss Influenza tried to floor him a time or two. A coal shortage for the following winter is forecast.

Source: "Seals Beaten by Bees 2 to 1," The Ogden Standard, Ogden, Utah, June 8, 1918. Page 16, Column 8.

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