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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-12-2014

Pittsburgh Press, June 12, 1914:

One of the softest pitching jobs is that possessed by Roy Patterson, former “boy wonder” of the White Sox. He has been with the Minneapolis Millers for years, and one of the clauses in his contract is that he can leave the club the evening after he pitches, and doesn’t have to return until the fourth day, when he is supposed to pitch again.

Roy lives at Thief River Falls, near Minneapolis, and it takes him only an hour to get home. He spends those idle days in fishing and attending to his banking interests.

Jack Morris nods in agreement.

Greasy Neale Heaton (Dan Lee) Posted: June 12, 2014 at 10:01 AM | 12 comment(s)
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