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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 9-28-2021

Pittsburgh Press, September 28, 1921:

One thing Barney Dreyfuss ought to do when he draws up his 1922 contracts is to put an anti-singing clause in the documents. The Pirates did too much “harmonizing” this season to suit a lot of their followers.

The Buccaneer quartet wasn’t a populat institution by any means. Indeed, many fans thought that the eagerness of some of the players to sing, sing, sing was an indication of a lack of interest in the real work they were paid to do.

I hope none of them had a harmonica.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: September 28, 2021 at 08:14 AM | 7 comment(s)
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