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Hudson native Ted Odenwald, second from left, stands alongside his Cleveland Indian teammates at the White House in Washington, D.C., in 1921 after the team won the World Series. Submitted photo

Odenwald made it to the top of the baseball world

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For a few weeks in 1921 and 1922, Ted Odenwald stood at the top of the baseball world.

Odenwald, a Hudson native, pitched in the major leagues with the Cleveland Indians in 1921 and 1922. He even got to be part of the customary trip to the White House with the Indians, who were World Series champions in the 1920 season.


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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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