|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1880|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 1937|
He was a baseball scout for the St. Louis Cardinals. He discovered Dizzy Dean on a Texas sandlot and on May 29, 1929 he signed Dean to his first contract.
The following article was published in the Big Spring Daily Herald on Sunday morning, February 28, 1937:
WACO, Feb. 27 (AP) - Funeral services for W. D. (Don) Curtis, 57, veteran baseball scout, will be held here tomorrow. Curtis, credited as the discoverer of Dizzy Dean and Willis Hudlin, died yesterday.
Plot: Section N 15
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Nov 30, 2010
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