Braves manager George Stallings, quoted in the January 23, 1915 edition of the Pittsburgh Press:
“I don’t like $2 bills, and I never laid a hand on one during the world’s series.
“Throughout the season, of course, I have to come in contact with some of these, but I would fold them over and tear the corners off just as soon as I got hold of one to kill the jinx. If any of the readers of this story come across a $2 bill with the corners trimmed off they will know that the $2 bill circulated ...
Milwaukee Journal, November 25, 1914:
Connie Mack opines the reason he did not congratulate George Stallings after the world’s series was fear that Stallings would hit him on the nose. His fears were useless. Stallings hit a more vital spot—the pocketbook.
Stallings did threaten to punch Mack in the nose before the series.
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