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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Dizzy and Pee Wee on You Tube

I have never posted before, but i just found this and thought people would like it.  I hope it is appropriate and i hope it works.

From the International Gibberish Desk Posted: April 14, 2013 at 09:07 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rob_Wood Posted: April 15, 2013 at 06:28 AM (#4414281)
First thing I notice is the high strikes -- also Willie Mays at his peak was a joy to behold

(and who was the genius who batted amalfitano, kuenn, and alou at the top of that order?)
   2. Worrierking Posted: April 15, 2013 at 09:28 AM (#4414341)
This was great. Thanks for posting. I liked when Dizzy talked about Crosley being a hitter's park.
   3. There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow Posted: April 15, 2013 at 09:43 AM (#4414350)
Old Diz had as much trouble pronouncing Amalfitano as Harry Carey would later have with some Hispanic names. When he first came up he said, "Joe Fontano"and when he scored he called him "Alfamitano."

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