Marjorie Adams Going to Hit For Baseball Pioneer Dies At 72

Marjorie Adams, who tirelessly supported the candidacy of baseball’s 19th-century founding father, great-grandfather Daniel Adams, died July 7 in a nursing home in Branford, Conn. He was 72 years old. His nephew, Nate Downey, said the cause was lung cancer. Litigating for her great-grandfather, known as Doc (he had a medical degree from Harvard in …