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Monday, February 20, 2006

Roy Sievers

Eligible in 1971.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 20, 2006 at 12:54 AM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 20, 2006 at 12:58 AM (#1868539)
Is his surname pronounced Seavers or Sigh-vers?
   2. Cblau Posted: February 20, 2006 at 02:54 AM (#1868728)
I've always pronounced it Seavers, and I guess that's how Warner Wolf pronounced it at the NYC SABR regional, or I would have noticed.
   3. Dr. Vaux Posted: February 20, 2006 at 10:28 AM (#1869130)
Got to be Seavers. In German sirnames, e and i combinations follow the sound of the second letter. Lots of Americans pronounce their names wrong, of course, but that doesn't mean we have to.
   4. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 20, 2006 at 02:18 PM (#1869171)
Thanks, guys. I have also always pronounced it Seavers. Can't always go by how someone on TV pronounces it (I have heard at least three different pronunciations for Lajoie).
   5. sunnyday2 Posted: February 20, 2006 at 02:25 PM (#1869174)
Yeah, like the big conglomerate Siemens (Seamens).

Besides, the announcers all pronounced it Seavers when I was a kid.
   6. Paul Wendt Posted: February 20, 2006 at 05:52 PM (#1869322)
I'm a believer (one who believes)
not a belighver (one who belies)
   7. Urban Faber Posted: February 21, 2006 at 01:06 AM (#1869821)
When Tom Seaver was with the White Sox, Jimmy Piersall used to refer to him as "Sievers," confusing him with his contemporary.

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