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Monday, July 07, 2014

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

Washington Times, July 7, 1914:

“Iron Man” McGinnity, president of the Tacoma, Northwestern League club, formerly a big league twirler of renown, is enthusiastic today over a ground drying machine he has invented. The machine is similar to a huge blow torch, is about four feet long, and mounted on three wheels. Four distillate burners furnish the heat. After a hard night’s rain McGinnity claims the machine will dry out the diamond in two hours.

Well, it might, as long as Juan Pablo Montoya doesn’t run into it.

The Robby Hammock District (Dan Lee) Posted: July 07, 2014 at 07:38 AM | 11 comment(s)
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