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Monday, March 23, 2015

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 3-23-2015

Pittsburgh Press, March 23, 1915:

Bob Steele, young left-hander, tells a good one on Calvo, a Cuban outfielder who was with the Victoria club in the Northwestern league. It seems the squad was traveling by boat from Victoria to Vancouver. The club jokesters began kidding Calvo and one of them told the Cuban that the boat had to go through a tunnel in order to get into Vancouver. This sounded interesting to the Cuban and he sat up all night waiting to see the boat go through that tunnel.

I once convinced my wife that we had to go through customs in order to travel from Ontario to Quebec. Yes, I’m a terrible person.

Dan Lee is a Big Hunk of Neufchâtel Posted: March 23, 2015 at 07:48 AM | 16 comment(s)
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