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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 1-16-2014

Pittsburgh Press, January 16, 1914:

Germans belong in the infield. The big Teutonic invasion of baseball has produced German pitchers, German catchers and German outfielders, but the place where subjects of the kaiser belong and have made their best showing is in the infield.
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It has been held by a good many that Germans are a slow-thinking slow-acting race, but this is really far from the case.
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They are not a warlike, but rather a military race. When Irishmen and the fighting Oriental go out and scrap because they like it, the German fights because he must.

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