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Sunday, February 25, 2007

Bill Dahlen

Eligible in 1915.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 25, 2007 at 06:12 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 25, 2007 at 06:55 PM (#2303148)
Bad Bill's exceptional career was analyzed in these threads:

1915 Ballot Discussion

Shortstop Positional Thread

If you know of any others, please let me know.
   2. OCF Posted: February 25, 2007 at 08:12 PM (#2303182)
Quite possibly the single best non-banned player who is outside of the Hall of Fame. In 1915, our only question was the rank order between him and George Davis; we were going to elect both.
   3. Dag Nabbit is part of the zombie horde Posted: February 25, 2007 at 08:20 PM (#2303194)
He's also the subject of maybe the worst song on Abbey Road, "Oh, Dahlen!"
   4. Dr. Chaleeko Posted: February 25, 2007 at 08:28 PM (#2303201)
He's also the subject of maybe the worst song on Abbey Road, "Oh, Dahlen!"

No way, Chris. "Charlie Maxwell's Silver Flint Hammer" is one of the worst post- Hard Day's Night Beatles tunes, let alone on this record.
   5. Paul Wendt Posted: February 26, 2007 at 12:54 AM (#2303293)
Bill Dahlen may be the best deceased ballplayer buried in an unmarked grave. His biographer Lyle Spatz a couple years ago sent email notice (which I don't find now) of his missing or inadequate marker, inquiring for interest in designing and funding an appropriate marker.

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