#Shortstops: FBI files in Cooperstown
Hoover begins the letter by telling Vander Meer that he’s been “engaged in the investigation of the Cash kidnapping case,” referring to the kidnapping of 5-year-old James B. Cash Jr., known as “Skeegie,” who had been kidnapped from his bed in Princeton, Fla. on May 28, 1938.
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Bill Francis is the senior writing & research specialist at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum