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This Day in History: 1943-09-06

The “Congressional Limited” train derails near Frankfort PA killing 79 people.  Carl Scheib of the Philadelphia Athletics becomes the youngest pitcher in the American League (16 years 8 months).  63rd U.S. Men’s National Tennis Championship: Joseph R. Hunt beats Jack Kramer (6-3, 6-8, 10-8, 6-0).  57th U.S. Women’s National Tennis Championship: Pauline Betz Addie beats Louise Brough Clapp (6-3, 5-7, 6-3).

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