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And whenever there was a player that Jesse Thomas thought had some ability or some future or whatever, he would call Alex Pompez and let him know.
He had been discovered not in the Dominican Republic but in the Bronx by the great Cuban scout, Alex Pompez, who had found Mr. Miñoso and many other Cuban stars.
The Cuban Stars franchise splintered into two teams in 1918, both of which ended up going under by 1930, but one of its owners, Alex Pompez, resurrected the team as the New York Cubans in 1935.
He used to work for Alex Pompez, the Giants scout then in the United States and the Dominican Republic.
For bigger markets, Wilkie and Doan worked in concert with such blackball moguls and booking agents as Abe Saperstein in Chicago, Ed Bolden (and eventually Eddie Gottlieb) in Philadelphia, Gus Greenlee in Pittsburgh, and Nat Strong (and eventually Alex Pompez) in New York—most of whom would factor in the Dizzy, Daffy, and Satch tour of ’34.