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Friday, June 13, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-13-2014

Pittsburgh Press, June 13, 1914:

King Cole of the Yankees works at his trade as a barber in Chicago in winter. One day last winter a fan entered the shop and climbed into Cole’s chair. Glancing up, he recognized the tall pitcher.

“Here, boy,” said the patron to the porter, “bring a board and lay it over my feet.”

“Why do you want that board?” inquired Cole.

“Well,” explained the patron, “if you’re as wild with that razor as you were with a baseball last time I saw you you’ll be cutting my toes off.”

*insert rimshot here*

Dan Lee is some pumkins Posted: June 13, 2014 at 07:55 AM | 14 comment(s)
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