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Friday, December 11, 2015

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-11-2015

Milwaukee Sentinel, December 11, 1915:

Wilbert Robinson, the Brooklyn Billiken, wants Charley “Choke ‘Em” Herzog for his own little sack three if Herzog should lose out at Cincinnati.

“Herzog is the type of player the Brooklyn fans would go dippy over,” said Robby.

There are a lot of things I wouldn’t like if I were somehow magically whisked away to 1915, but I’d absolutely love being around people who write and speak like this.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 11, 2015 at 08:34 AM | 21 comment(s)
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