Bobby Thomson, baseball great 1923-2010 By Thomas Jay Kemp | Posted on August 17, 2010 by Thomas Jay Kemp Baseball hero – Bobby Thomson has died. Read about his life and career in the 4,600 newspapers in GenealogyBank. Search GenealogyBank and see what you’ll find about your ancestors too. . Powered By DT Author Box Written by Thomas Jay Kemp Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at GenealogyBank. Tom Kemp is an internationally known librarian and archivist – he is the author of over 35 genealogy books and hundreds of articles about genealogy and family history. He previously served as the Chair of the National Council of Library & Information Associations (Washington, DC) and as Library Director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the New England Historic Genealogical Society. An active genealogist, he has been working on his own family history for 47 years. With the rapidly growing online archives at GenealogyBank – it is a great day for genealogy!