Each month author Tracy Tonkinson will share with her readers interesting information that she has uncovered while researching for her books. Everything from Chicago history to what it takes to develop characters.
Sport shows up quite a bit in the diamondanddoranmysteries. From early on baseball was a favourite pastime for some of the characters to watch, but there is one sport and one real person who has had a recurring role to play in the diamondanddoranmysteries who is also historically important to his sport. George Dixon was born in Africville, just outside Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada on July 29 1870 and died aged just 37 years old in New York in 1908. For all his life was brie