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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.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: November 05, 2012 at 06:11 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dugout, history, international

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   1. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) 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 at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: November 05, 2012 at 08:05 AM (#4293101)
   4. CheersUnusualPlays 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!

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