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Friday, July 22, 2011

Souhan: Bert Blyleven could be the final old-time Twin to get the Cooperstown call.

Sorry, I never actually read the complete “Dwight Siebler for the HOF!” petition pledge when I signed it.

Bert Blyleven, entering the Hall of Fame at the advanced age of 60, will represent more than his body of work when he enters the Hall of Fame on Sunday. He will represent ghosts and friends, the injured and the ailing, the legacies of a foregone era.

“I look at the guys in the Twins Hall of Fame, and I played with all of them,” Blyleven said. “That’s pretty special.”

Blyleven chafed ...

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Repoz Posted: July 22, 2011 at 11:05 AM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: hall of fame, history, twins

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-22-2011

Regina Morning Leader, July 22, 1911, immediately to the left of the linked article, Rube Waddell drops some early 20th century smack talk on…Toledo?

Yep, Toledo.  Of all places.

Mr. Rube Waddell opines that there must have been some mistake about a Toledo fan assaulting [umpire] Gerald Hayes on a street car in the silent city.

...

“Fight in that town?” queried Mr. Waddell.  “Why, they haven’t got the heart and courage in that town to stick a fishworm on the hook.  They tie ‘em on with silk ...

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Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: July 22, 2011 at 08:33 AM | 33 comment(s)
  Beats: dugout, history

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