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Root was born at a FDR fundraiser on the 23rd of April and grew up in a box seat in Municipal Stadium, home of the Indians--Perhaps,not quite true, but close. Her mother missed the fund raiser when her water broke in the taxi, and she only lived in Municipal Stadium on weekends. Then came the Dark Ages when she moved to San Diego where there were boats and beaches, but in 1951,no major league sports. The Padres were Class A, and their field was in the flight pattern to Lindbergh Field. But the dawn did come and she was off to Pomona College on State of California and Union-Tribune scholarships. She graduated and went to Princeton--at least that was the plan. With much encouragement from her mother who wanted grandchildren, she married, and ...more

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