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The new Kent County (MD) Visitors Center features a statue of baseball great Bill 'Swish' Nicholson hitting a homer or homerun. Nicholson (1914-1996) was a right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1936), Chicago Cubs (1939-1948) and Philadelphia Phillies (1949-1953). A native of Chestertown MD, where he attended Washington College, he batted left handed and threw right handed.