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Sunday, April 01, 2012

RIP Ray Narleski

I haven’t seen or found any story.  I just ran across the obituary in (gasp) the newspaper this morning.

Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: April 01, 2012 at 08:11 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Demitri Krotchliknioff Posted: April 02, 2012 at 08:23 AM (#4094568)
His B-F.com headshot looks like "Brick" from "The Middle."
   2. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: April 02, 2012 at 08:29 AM (#4094569)
   3. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: April 02, 2012 at 08:44 AM (#4094576)
In jmac's link, I like the last picture of the two warming up. Two very different pitching motions.
   4. Greg K Posted: April 02, 2012 at 10:56 AM (#4094638)
I think that's literally the only time I've read/heard the name Don Mossi without it being accompanied by the..."Bizarro Elephant in the Room" I guess you could call it.
   5. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: April 02, 2012 at 11:12 AM (#4094650)
I especially liked the description of how Al Lopez signalled for Mossi
   6. Bob Evans Posted: April 02, 2012 at 01:22 PM (#4094731)
I think that's literally the only time I've read/heard the name Don Mossi without it being accompanied by the..."Bizarro Elephant in the Room" I guess you could call it.

"Lopez eventually took to signaling the bullpen by raising the arm which matched the arm the reliever threw with. However, he originally had player-specific signs he used to summon the tandem. ... For Mossi, he would cup his hands on the sides of his head and wave back and forth- in reference to Mossi's huge ears!</I>

Reminds me of how Ozzie would call for Jenks back in 2005-2006.

Edit: Pepsi to jmac.

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