Gordonsville native's rise & fall
By KEN BECK,
Special to The Wilson Post
He may have been the best baseball player ever produced by Tennessee, little Tommy Bridges out of Gordonsville. At 5-foot-10-1/2 inches tall and never weighing more that 155 pounds dripping wet, he had a major league fast ball, a slippery spit ball and, perhaps, the greatest curve ball of all time.
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