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Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-8-2017

Washington Times, December 8, 1917:

Branch Rickey, president of the St. Louis Cardinals, through President Tener, of the National League, today issued a denial of a story…that he would suggest to the National League magnates that all their profits in 1918 should be given to the Government. Rickey says such action would be foolish, and that he is not yet a fool.

I wonder if that story was planted by Cubs owner Charles Weeghman, who (from what I can tell) absolutely did not get along with Rickey.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 08, 2017 at 10:10 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 08, 2017 at 10:13 AM (#5588669)
A good starting lineup and an excellent ace starter on today's Birthday Team.

C: Jim Pagliaroni (15.86 WAR)
1B: Jocko Halligan (2.11 WAR)
2B: Hank Thompson (24.77 WAR)
3B: Josh Donaldson (37.33 WAR)
SS: Jimmy Austin (22.62 WAR)
LF: Jack Rowe (28.3 WAR)
CF: Vernon Wells (28.66 WAR)
RF: Reed Johnson (10.33 WAR)

SP: Mike Mussina (83.01 WAR)
SP: Sam Zoldak (10.27 WAR)
SP: Alan Foster (5.13 WAR)
SP: Zach McAllister (3.28 WAR)
SP: Bill Beckmann (2.94 WAR)
RP: Alfredo Aceves (4.51 WAR)

Manager: Mase Graffen
Backup IF: Ed Brinkman (13.11 WAR)
Fun name: Razor Ledbetter
Not that one: John McGraw
Rabbi of Swat: Mose Solomon
Shot in the butt: Jolbert Cabrera
Where did I spend the summer of 1988?: Kid Camp
   2. Perry Posted: December 08, 2017 at 12:53 PM (#5588812)
"Now who the hell is Pagliaroni?"
   3. JJ1986 Posted: December 08, 2017 at 02:09 PM (#5588885)
Ohtani signing with the Angels.

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