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W. D. "Don" Curtis
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1880
Randolph County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1937
McLennan County
Texas, USA

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. 
Rosemound Cemetery
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section N 15
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Nov 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62382559
W. D. Don Curtis
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W. D. Don Curtis
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