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Monday, February 16, 2015

The Summer of Bill Murray

If you didn’t know better, you wouldn’t believe it all happened in the space of about five weeks in the summer of 1978. But it did happen. In those five weeks, Bill Murray played professional baseball and established himself as a bona fide movie star and the Grays Harbor Loggers – representing the twin cities of Aberdeen and Hoquiam, Washington – posted the best winning percentage in America and won the Harbor’s only professional sports championship in living memory.

Fun oral history from Rob Neyer.

The John Wetland Memorial Death (CoB) Posted: February 16, 2015 at 08:50 PM | 20 comment(s)
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