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Warren Brown was a long-time sportswriter in Chicago, Illinois. He was known for his acerbic wit and breezy reporting style. Following the 1945 World Series, he wrote a history of the Chicago Cubs as part of the Putnam series of books that covered all the major league baseball teams. It was sufficiently well-received that The Chicago Cubs is one book in that series that has been periodically re-issued. Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States and the largest inland city in the country. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League. ... The Chicago Cubs are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... G. P. Putnams Sons was a major United States book publisher based in New York City, New York. ... MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ...

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Warren Brown (August 11, 1836-September 19, 1919) was a writer, historian, farmer, and politician from Hampton Falls, New Hampshire.
Warren was born in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, to John Berry Brown and Sarah M. (Leavitt) Brown.
Warren became a Shriner and a Knight Templar, 32° Mason.
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Warren's father was a longtime employee of the Southern Pacific Railroad, who lost his job with the railroad for a time after joining the failed Pullman Strike of 1894 (led by Eugene V. Debs).
Warren was a decisive, amiable and tough-minded leader of a fractious group, and he imprinted his political and legal views on nearly all of the Court's decisions in this six year period.
Warren died on July 9, 1974, a month before his long-time California adversary, Richard Nixon, was forced to resign the presidency as a result of the Watergate scandal.
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