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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-16-2013

Pittsburgh Press, July 16, 1913:

George Boylan of [Jersey City]...charged with stealing his father’s watch, told judge Charles F. O’Brien, a knowing baseball fan, that he played shortstop on the Montreal International league club. The judge then named the only shortstops who have played for Montreal this year. Boylan got 30 days.

A very early version of “Do you know who I am?”, apparently.

Dan Lee prefers good shortstops to great paintings Posted: July 16, 2013 at 06:13 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Dan Lee prefers good shortstops to great paintings Posted: July 16, 2013 at 06:18 AM (#4495501)
Methinks the manager of today's Birthday Team is going to be polishing up his arsenal of F-bombs, because this isn't going to go well.

C: Norm Sherry
1B: Bob Burda
2B: Don Ross
3B: Terry Pendleton
SS: Howdy Caton
LF: Shoeless Joe Jackson
CF: Jim Lentine
RF: Dave Birdsall

SP: Larry Jansen
SP: Eddie Fisher
SP: William VanLandingham
SP: Hi Bell
SP: John Keefe
RP: John Purdin

Manager/Director of Public Relations: Lee Elia

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