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Monday, October 12, 2020

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-12-2020

Seattle Star, October 12, 1920:

The Cleveland Indians are champions of the baseball world. They were crowned on League Park field this afternoon, when they took the fourth straight game on their home grounds, beating the Brooklyn National by a score of 3 to 0, making the series count five games to two in their favor.
...
When the game was over thousands of fans swarmed to the front of the grandstand and staged one of the most remarkable demonstrations ever seen in baseball. The moment that Sewell and Wamby retired the last Brooklyn player for the final out of the series, Manager Tris Speaker dashed to the stands from his place in the center field and embraced his gray-haired mother, who occupied a box. Mrs. Speaker threw her arms around the neck of her stalwart son and they kissed each other while the thousands of fans who had swarmed in his wake broke into a frenzied cheering.

I just wish there were video of this.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: October 12, 2020 at 10:15 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dugout, history, holy crap, world series

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   1. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: October 12, 2020 at 10:16 AM (#5982540)
OCTOBER 12 HAS A PRETTY GOOD BIRTHDAY TEAM, MR. PRESIDENT.

C: Rick Ferrell (31.1 WAR)
1B: Phil Weintraub (8.9 WAR)
2B: Glenn Beckert (15.6 WAR)
3B: Pop Smith (13.1 WAR)
SS/Manager: Joe Cronin (64.1 WAR)
LF: Jose Valentin (31.6 WAR)
CF: Tony Kubek (18.4 WAR)
RF: Pete Hill (0 WAR, Negro leagues star)

SP: Sid Fernandez (32.8 WAR)
SP: Dixie Davis (13.9 WAR)
SP: Al Smith (7.6 WAR)
SP: Erv Brame (5.5 WAR)
SP: Tanyon Sturtze (4.6 WAR)
RP: Tony Fiore (1.3 WAR)

Blogger: Murray Chass
Broadcaster: Dick Stockton
Fun names: Malachi Kittridge, Dutch Holland, Bub Kuhn, Chub Collins, Bobo Osborne
Not that one: John Kennedy
Spent a year playing for a team that didn't exist: Rupert Mills
   2. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: October 12, 2020 at 10:41 AM (#5982547)
Chub Collins was 5'11, 165 pounds. Hardly seems fair, even back then.
   3. Adam G Posted: October 12, 2020 at 01:21 PM (#5982585)
There are... other... reasons someone may be referred to as "Chub". And those with locker room access may be the few to truly appreciate it.
   4. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 12, 2020 at 01:55 PM (#5982601)
So on 60 Minutes last night they did a profile of "The Lincoln Project", the former GOP strategists that are working a campaign against Trump. The report said there was a data guy from MLB - does anyone know who that might be?

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