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Harlond Clift

Harlond Clift

Eligible in 1951.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: May 02, 2005 at 08:40 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: May 02, 2005 at 08:57 PM (#1305150)
The prototype of the new style of third baseman, did he have a long enough career for our purposes?
   2. Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: December 14, 2008 at 06:04 PM (#3028691)
What was his story in 1943-44? The 1969 MacMillan just says "1943 illness" - no explanation for 1944. Was he working a military job or still "ill"?
   3. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: December 14, 2008 at 06:28 PM (#3028707)
Wikipedia states he had a bad case of the mumps and suffered some type of horse-riding accident, Joe.
   4. Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: December 15, 2008 at 02:22 AM (#3028906)
Cool, thanks John.
   5. vortex of dissipation Posted: December 15, 2008 at 04:53 AM (#3028965)
According to Bill James in the BJHBA, he caught the mumps from his daughter, and the disease spread to his testicles. Doesn't sound like fun. He had the horse riding accident at his farm in Washington state during the winter of 1943/44, and was thrown on to his right shoulder, mising most of 1944 as a result.

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