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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-31-2012

Salt Lake Tribune, October 31, 1912:

Thomas J. Lynch, president of the National league, does not agree with Horace Fogel, president of the Philadelphia club, that the league has no jurisdiction in the matter of investigating Fogel’s alleged statements [that league umpires conspired to hand New York the pennant].

In a statement tonight Lynch says…that if it is proved Fogel made the assertions attributed to him, he may be punished even to the extent of barring him from further participation in the National league’s affairs.

...and that’s exactly what ended up happening.

Dan Lee is some pumkins Posted: October 31, 2012 at 06:22 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dugout, history, horace fogel

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   1. Dan Lee is some pumkins Posted: October 31, 2012 at 06:27 AM (#4289049)
Nice collection of position players on today's Birthday Team. Pretty good ace starter too, though it's fairly quickly downhill from there.

The ownership? That leaves something to be desired.

C: Mike Napoli
1B: Fred McGriff
2B: Mike Gallego
3B: Ken Keltner
SS: Paul Zuvella
LF: David Dellucci
CF: Mickey Rivers
RF: Bert Daniels

SP: Dave McNally
SP: Hardie Henderson
SP: Steve Trachsel
SP: Dave Freisleben
SP: Leo Dickerman
RP: Tim Byrdak

Manager: Harry Smith
Owner: Max Soriano
Umpire: Cal Hubbard
Play-By-Play: Gary Miller
   2. Dag Nabbit is a cornucopia of errors Posted: October 31, 2012 at 07:43 AM (#4289069)
   3. Chris Fluit Posted: October 31, 2012 at 09:58 AM (#4289127)
The ownership? That leaves something to be desired.



I'm not familiar with Max Soriano. Care to share the dirt?
   4. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: October 31, 2012 at 10:14 AM (#4289143)
I'm not familiar with Max Soriano. Care to share the dirt?


The birthday team will play for one year, file bankruptcy, and Bud Selig will take over. It will lead to a great book though.
   5. AndrewJ Posted: October 31, 2012 at 05:30 PM (#4289529)
Sportswriter/Author: Roger Kahn

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