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Wright, George

(1847–1937) baseball player; born in Yonkers, N.Y. One of baseball's pioneers, as a shortstop he was the star player on the famed Cincinnati Red Stockings of 1869, baseball's first admittedly professional club, which was managed by his brother, Harry Wright. He played in the first seven years of the National League's existence (1876–82), and in 1937 he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. On retiring from baseball he formed a sporting goods manufacturing firm, Wright and Ditson.
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George Wright, IV, a member of AIM's Technical Symbology Committee and lead for the project, shared this comment on the relevance of the release, "This fundamental enhancement to DotCode defines a significant encoding improvement based on extensive new testing of the original encoder algorithm and real-world experience in printing and reading DotCode in anti-counterfeit and traceability implementations in the European tobacco industry over the past several years." A podcast interview with Mr.
The soldiers were: Robert Smith,Torbrex House; Hugh Brooks, 3Torbrex; Michael Parlin, 5 Torbrex; George and William Gillies, both 7 Torbrex; Duncan, Findlay and George Wright, all 4Torbrex; Alexander Evans and Robert Welsh,both 71/2Torbrex; Christie Paton, 16Torbrex; Matthew Paton, 18Torbrex; Alex,William and James Thomson, all Rockery Cottage; Robert Denovan, 13Torbrex; A Johnstone, 15Torbrex; John Stewart, 17Torbrex; Lawrence Gordon, Torbrex Nurseries; Peter Watson, 24 Torbrex; Thomas Thornton, Polmaise Cottages, John McQueen, Ivanhoe Cottage, Newhouse, and Robert Syme senior and Robert Syme junior, both Torbrex Lodge.
Yellow route: 1 Alanna Eagleton 22, 2 George Wright 23.
George Wright said: "They were delicious," while Laura Kis said: "They tasted like dirt."
Who can forget George Wright, general secretary of the Wales TUC and general secretary of the TGWU, and his proclamation from on high that he knew what his members wanted, and "one person, one vote: I'm the person".
She succeeds George Wright, who stepped down in June.
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AFTER breaking out of a US prison 47 years ago, George Wright fled to Portugal, married a local woman and raised two children in a house next to the beach.
From 1887 the last tenant under the Fox family was George Wright previously of the Station Hotel, Billingham.
Nimmo, then 16, George Wright, 19, Jason Wright, 17, and James Hood, 17, were all charged with murder.