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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Sports on Earth: THE BEST PITCHERS AGAINST EACH TEAM

Notes: The second-best pitcher ever against the Rangers was Moe Drabowsky. Drabowsky is probably better known for the pranks he pulled than the pitches he threw. I wrote about Drabowsky in this space a few months back. Here’s part of what I wrote then:

Perhaps the most famous example came when he was playing against the Kansas City A’s in Kansas City. Having played for the A’s, Drabowsky knew the intricacies of the stadium’s bullpen phone system. He also knew the number for the home team’s bullpen. So one day, while A’s starter Jim Nash was pitching a dominant shutout, Drabowsky, seated in the opposing bullpen, summoned his gruffest manager voice, grabbed the bullpen phone and called the A’s pen. “Get Krausse up!” he bellowed, and slammed the phone down. “You should’ve seen them scramble, trying to get Lew Krausse warmed up in a hurry,” Drabowsky said later.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 19, 2014 at 03:57 PM | 13 comment(s)
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