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  • Hub Andrews, former Giants player, passes away

    Hubert C. "Tuny" Andrews, 89, died March 11, 2012, at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains in Dodge City.

    He was born on August 31, 1922, in Burbank, Oklahoma, the son of Herbert and Lois (Whitwell) Andrews.

    Hubert graduated from Ponca City Oklahoma High School and attended Independence Community College in 1941 and 1946.
    He served three years in the United States Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945. On December 23, 1942, he married Margery L. Cheney in Sherman, Texas.

    She preceded him in death on May 6, 1997. After their marriage, they lived in Independence until moving to Dodge City in 1964.

    Mr. Andrews played professional baseball and was with the New York Giants in 1947 and 1948. In 1947, the Giants hit 221 home runs, a National League record. Team players were given rings honoring this event. He wore this ring for over sixty years.
    Mr. Andrews was employed by the Insurance Service Office for 35 years.
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