Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, November 05, 2012

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 11-5-2012

New York Evening World, November 5, 1912:

Leading baseball men are of the opinion that within ten years it will be necessary to arrange a series of games or a tournament to decide the championship of the world with countries other than the United States included. They are paving the way for baseball in France, and already several veterans of the American game have been consulted in regard to visiting that country and teaching the young Frenchmen the fine points of the game.

Oh right, like a team from outside the United States would ever win the World Series.

Dan Lee tips his cap respectfully to JackVincennes Posted: November 05, 2012 at 06:11 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dugout, history, international

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Dan Lee tips his cap respectfully to JackVincennes Posted: November 05, 2012 at 06:13 AM (#4293085)
The good news is that today's Birthday Team has a Hall of Famer in right field. The bad news is that he's in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

There weren't any managers born on November 5, but I'd probably give the job to Neale. The guy coached friggin' Washington and Jefferson College to the Rose Bowl, so he seems to know what he's doing as a leader.

By the way, "Greasy Neil" would be an excellent handle on Football Think Factory.

C: Javy Lopez
1B: Bryan LaHair
2B: Mike Goliat
3B: Jim Tabor
SS: Fred Manrique
LF: Johnny Damon
CF: Lloyd Moseby
RF: Greasy Neale

SP: Ice Box Chamberlain
SP: Harry Gumbert
SP: Pete Donohue
SP: Carl Fischer
SP: Craig McMurtry
RP: Jose Santiago

Fun Names: Flame Delhi, Yam Yaryan, Merkin Valdez
   2. Xander Posted: November 05, 2012 at 06:24 AM (#4293086)
What a great day for the Clubhouse Confidential season premier at 5:30 EST!
   3. Dag Nabbit is a cornucopia of errors Posted: November 05, 2012 at 08:05 AM (#4293101)
   4. WahooSam Posted: November 05, 2012 at 10:14 AM (#4293172)
That's a pretty good outfield
   5. Tiboreau Posted: November 06, 2012 at 06:40 AM (#4294151)
See the Nov. 6th Dugout!

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
HowardMegdal
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogDefiant CC Sabathia doesn’t give a ‘f–k’ about poor spring outings | New York Post
(117 - 10:16pm, Mar 30)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(70 - 10:15pm, Mar 30)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(820 - 10:10pm, Mar 30)
Last: Chokeland Bill

NewsblogCubs send Bryant to minors
(43 - 10:06pm, Mar 30)
Last: Shibal

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - March 2015
(1498 - 10:05pm, Mar 30)
Last: theboyqueen

NewsblogTwins offering bloody mary garnished with cold slice of pizza
(16 - 10:00pm, Mar 30)
Last: An Athletic in Powderhorn™

NewsblogPitching change: Rockies have a plan to improve on the mound | FOX Sports
(1 - 9:56pm, Mar 30)
Last: puck

NewsblogSadly, We've Lost Another Primate
(93 - 9:45pm, Mar 30)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogU.S. union stands behind minor-league baseball players | Toronto Star
(28 - 9:44pm, Mar 30)
Last: akrasian

NewsblogThe MLBPA Has a Problem | FanGraphs Baseball
(31 - 9:31pm, Mar 30)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogOTP - March 2015: You’re out, tobacco: Bill would ban products at all California baseball venues
(3645 - 9:20pm, Mar 30)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(456 - 8:22pm, Mar 30)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogChicago Cubs Kris Bryant and the service-time game | FOX Sports
(165 - 8:20pm, Mar 30)
Last: cercopithecus aethiops

NewsblogDid David Ortiz admit to more than he realized with his Players’ Tribune editorial?
(19 - 7:57pm, Mar 30)
Last: cercopithecus aethiops

NewsblogSoccer team reenacts George Brett's pine tar incident at Yankee Stadium
(9 - 7:42pm, Mar 30)
Last: Zach

Page rendered in 0.1741 seconds
48 querie(s) executed