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Monday, April 28, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 4-28-2014

Pittsburgh Press, April 28, 1914:

Moving picture machines are to be used as a means of showing the faults of the New York Giants. This new method of teaching baseball has been decided upon by Manager McGraw.

Each day moving pictures will be taken of the Giants during the game. The next day these pictures will be thrown on a screen in the Giants’ club house so that each mistake made by a player can be seen an commented upon.
...
If the movies scheme proves practical, the plan may be adopted by other managers.

McGraw wasn’t exactly my cup of tea as a person, but every time I read about him innovating, he impresses me more and more.

Dan Lee is some pumkins Posted: April 28, 2014 at 07:58 AM | 17 comment(s)
  Beats: dugout, history, john mcgraw

 

 

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