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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-11-2014

Pittsburgh Press, June 11, 1914:

President Tener, of the National league, has advised all clubs to employ a megaphone man to announce the batteries and the changes in the line-up. This instruction is due to the practice of hooting at the umpire when making announcements, especially when the judge of play has incurred the displeasure of the bugs by giving a close decision against the home team. It is not a positive order, but clubs are urged to put an official announcer on their payrolls, with a voice and a megaphone big enough to overcome and drown the howls of the disturbers.

BOOOOOO!

Jerry Lumpe Rutherford (Dan Lee) Posted: June 11, 2014 at 08:26 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dugout, history

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   1. Jerry Lumpe Rutherford (Dan Lee) Posted: June 11, 2014 at 08:28 AM (#4723123)
More interesting stories than good ballplayers on the Birthday Team. That pitching staff won't stop anybody from scoring runs, but they're in good shape if a pickup football game breaks out.

C/Manager: Roger Bresnahan
1B: The Other Frank Thomas
2B: Dave Cash
3B/Coiner of Nicknames: Bill Selby
SS: Jose Reyes
LF: Ron Jones
CF: Jimmy Stewart
RF: Mike Davis

SP: Odalis Perez
SP: Wheezer Dell
SP: John Doherty
SP: Ernie Nevers
SP: Tom Baker
RP: Yhency Brazoban

Fun Name: Pop Joy
Depressing Story: Charlie Hollocher
Inspiring Comeback: Adam Pettyjohn
   2. AndrewJ Posted: June 11, 2014 at 08:47 AM (#4723128)
Good double-play combo on today's Team.
   3. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: June 11, 2014 at 04:54 PM (#4723591)
The Game of 6/10/84 was about as good as you can ask for in a game in which one of the teams never holds a lead. Among its many features were a pitching appearance that lasted 0 plate appearances (and not in the illegal Bo Porter way), a game-tying rally in the ninth, and an inside-the-park homer as part of an extra-inning onslaught.
   4. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: June 11, 2014 at 07:26 PM (#4723653)
The Game of 6/10/14 was less a pitchers' duel and more a pitching staffs' duel, as lengthy extra-inning games tend to be these days anyway. It was decided by the one hitter who actually had a good performance; the identity of this hitter was much less surprising than it would have been before the season started.

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