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    Amos Strunk was another 4 player WS winner guy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
    Amos Strunk was another 4 player WS winner guy.
    You got it. Only one to go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DJC View Post
    You got it. Only one to go.
    Yeah i've been thinking of players and checking em as I go otherwise i'd have 20 extra posts on here. I remembered Amos Strunk from a draft we did recently.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

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    Johnny Podres was on the post-season roster in 1965; he just didn't play in the World Series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macker View Post
    Johnny Podres was on the post-season roster in 1965; he just didn't play in the World Series.
    Can you find that on baseball reference?
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    Larry Gardner was the other 4 WS guy.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
    Can you find that on baseball reference?
    No. I don't care what Baseball Reference has. Some of their data is erroneous, and they are slow to correct it (or accept corrections.) Multiple sources (The Sporting News World Series Record Book and Neft/Cohen's The World Series for two) indicate Podres was on the roster but didn't play. The Dodgers used only 20 players in the World Series in 1965. Podres was one of the ones who didn't play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
    Larry Gardner was the other 4 WS guy.
    That's the last one. Congrats!

    Quote Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
    On a side note Rube Marquard lost 5.
    This quote of yours from before made me think of a related trivia question. There are 10 players who have played in the WS on the losing side in at least 5 seasons. (No restriction on whether or not the player was ever on the Yankees with this question.) Marquard is one. Can anyone guess the other 9 without cheating?
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    Pee Wee Reese
    Gil Hodges
    Duke Snider
    Carl Furillo
    Roy Campanella???
    Billy Cox??
    Ralph Branca??
    Don Newcombe???
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
    Pee Wee Reese
    Gil Hodges
    Duke Snider
    Carl Furillo
    Roy Campanella???
    Billy Cox??
    Ralph Branca??
    Don Newcombe???
    You got 3, including one of the two 6-timers.

    Pee Wee Reese (6: Dodgers 1941, '47, '49, '52-53, '56)
    Carl Furillo (5: Dodgers 1947, '49, '52-53, '56)
    Gil Hodges (5: Dodgers 1947, '49, '52-53, '56)

    Branca and Snider were good guesses -- each of them played on WS-winning teams in 5 seasons, but did not actually play in the WS in one of those seasons.

    6 to go.
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    Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford lost 5 each while winning all those others.
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    Jackie Robinson would have to be another.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    Terry Pendleton lost two with the Cardinals and at least two with the Braves possibly a third.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Herr28 View Post
    Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford lost 5 each while winning all those others.
    That they did. Two more down.

    Whitey Ford (5: Yankees 1955, '57, '60, '63-64)
    Mickey Mantle (5: Yankees 1955, '57, '60, '63-64)

    Quote Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
    Jackie Robinson would have to be another.
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    Terry Pendleton lost two with the Cardinals and at least two with the Braves possibly a third.
    Yup.

    Terry Pendleton (5: Cardinals 1985, '87; Braves '91-92, '96)
    Jackie Robinson (5: Dodgers 1947, '49, '52-53, '56)

    Only two players to go. One has 5 seasons, the other 6.
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    Fred Merkle....lost with three different teams. I did look up NY Giants and thats how I came across his name.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

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    Quote Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
    Fred Merkle....lost with three different teams. I did look up NY Giants and thats how I came across his name.
    That is correct.

    Fred Merkle (5: Giants 1911-13; Robins '16; Cubs '18)

    Poor Merkle.

    Only one left....
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    Elston Howard was around for those five Yankee losses, plus one more as a member of the 1967 Red Sox.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gee Walker View Post
    Elston Howard was around for those five Yankee losses, plus one more as a member of the 1967 Red Sox.
    Yep he's gotta be the last one. I didn't even think of him. I was thinking of guys from the 1910's or 20's.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gee Walker View Post
    Elston Howard was around for those five Yankee losses, plus one more as a member of the 1967 Red Sox.
    You got it. He's the last one.

    Elston Howard (6: Yankees 1955, '57, '60, '63-64; Red Sox '67)

    Thanks for playing!
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