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Baseball fans owe a lot to Bill Adair

By By Stan Torgerson / sports columnist
June 27, 2002
Bill Adair died last week. He was 89.
But the first home run Henry Aaron ever hit in organized baseball came on a team in a small town in Wisconsin managed by a man who encouraged and understood him, broadcast by a young announcer who even now that he is much, much older is still grateful for having had the privilege of knowing them both.