“Everything good happens to me on July 5,” says Dorothy Jane Mills.
Indeed, she was born that day in 1928. She moved into her much loved home in The Carlisle, a retirement community in Naples, that day in 2007. And on July 5 this year, Mrs. Mills was credited in The New York Times with furthering a much-publicized FBI investigation into the theft and fraudulent auctioning of rare baseball documents.
A few weeks before the Times article was published, Mrs. Mills had received a phone call from an FBI agent asking her a question that probably no one else could have answered. The agent needed to know if a certain letter had been part of the New York Public Library’s Spalding Collection, a repository of early baseball history.
To see the rest of this article, as it appeared in August 27-September 2 (2009) issue of the Naples Florida Weekly, click Florida Weekly – Dorothy Jane Mills
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Here is the cover of her forthcoming book, mentioned in the article: