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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Some ‘food for thought’

The area lost another of its sports gems with the passing of Paul “Jake” Martin on Tuesday.

For those who don’t know, Martin grew up in Fayette City, was a graduate of Marion High School and played with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1955.

He pitched two scoreless innings against the Brooklyn Dodgers after signing his pro contract, which included a $20,000 signing bonus, and later that season suffered an arm injury that cut short his career. He pitched in seven games for the Pirates before the injury.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: November 09, 2011 at 09:03 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. vortex of dissipation Posted: November 10, 2011 at 12:07 AM (#3989669)
Whoa!

0-1, 14.14. Seventeen walks and three strikeouts in seven innings. That would make quite the Strat-O-Matic card...

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