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Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 9-11-2020

Bolivar County [Mississippi] Democrat, September 11, 1920:

Ketchikan, Alaska makes its business hours conform to the baseball games and the baseball games are made to conform with the tides. This is a peculiar way to run a town, but it is made necessary because the townspeople are rabid fans and the only place suitable for a ball park is on the beach, which is several feet under water at high tide. The town has a 30-foot tide and at high water, which comes twice a day, the entire playing field is submerged…Instead of watching the calendar for the sunset hour the umpire studies the tide table.

Ketchikan? More like catch as catch can, amirite?

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: September 11, 2020 at 10:36 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: September 11, 2020 at 10:37 AM (#5975739)
A pretty decent Birthday Team today, but it would be a lot better if not for the left side of the infield.

C: Don Slaught (19.3 WAR)
1B: Ray Grimes (10.3 WAR)
2B: Mike Moustakas (15.2 WAR)
3B: Eduardo Perez (0.9 WAR)
SS: Eddie Miksis (-3.1 WAR)
LF: Steve Brodie (19.5 WAR)
CF: Jacoby Ellsbury (31.0 WAR)
RF: Ellis Burks (49.8 WAR)

SP: Frank Kitson (24.9 WAR)
SP: Dave Roberts (23.5 WAR)
SP: Andrew Cashner (11.8 WAR)
SP: Bill Hogg (3.5 WAR)
SP: Les Tietje (3.2 WAR)
RP: Frank Francisco (5.1 WAR)

Owner: James Dunn
General Manager: Stuart Holcomb
Manager: Jeff Newman
Umpire: John McSherry
Broadcaster: Byrum Saam
SABR Executive: Jerry Gregory
Animal: Brad Lesley
Less successful brother: Quinn Mack (-0.2 WAR)

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