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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 8-13-2014

Dakota County [Nebraska] Herald, August 13, 1914:

Buck Weaver of the White Sox is engaged in gathering together a collection of assorted bats so valuable that it couldn’t be purchased for money, marbles, or chalk. This aggregation of clout rods will consist of bats once grasped by the stalwart hands of Cobb, Speaker, Jackson, Baker and other man [sic] who have helped make the base hit famous. Each bat will be autographed by the man who used it for swatting. Weaver is gathering these for the express purpose of presenting them to Ed. R. Maier, president of the Venice club.

DO WANT.

Dan Lee is some pumkins Posted: August 13, 2014 at 09:17 AM | 15 comment(s)
  Beats: buck weaver, dugout, history

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-17-2014

Milwaukee Journal, July 17, 1914:

HAS DENT IN HEAD

George Weaver, captain and shortstop of the Chicago White Sox, who was injured in a collision with Demmitt, the left fielder, while going after a fly ball at Shibe Park yesterday, will probably be out of the game several days. Weaver has a dent in his forehead over his left eye as the result of coming in contact with Demmitt’s chin.

Seems like you’d get the exact opposite of a dent in your head if you ran into somebody’s chin.

Dan Lee is some pumkins Posted: July 17, 2014 at 09:55 AM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: buck weaver, dugout, history, ray demmitt

 

 

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