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    Jack Glasscock

    Pardon me linking offsite, but I just wrote something about Jack Glasscock. I'm trying to build him up a bit for SABR's 19th Century Overlooked Legend honor (the preliminarily list of candidates went out this week). Curious about thoughts…

    http://www.hallofstats.com/articles/...jack-glasscock
    The Hall of Stats: An alternate Hall of Fame populated by a mathematical formula.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adarowski View Post
    Pardon me linking offsite, but I just wrote something about Jack Glasscock. I'm trying to build him up a bit for SABR's 19th Century Overlooked Legend honor (the preliminarily list of candidates went out this week). Curious about thoughts…

    http://www.hallofstats.com/articles/...jack-glasscock
    Did Glasscock get into some sort of trouble during a game in Indianapolis and have to smuggled out of the park by horse and carriage? I know I read about a player this happened to and am 99% sure it was in Indianapolis. I can't remember where I read it or I would simply find it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluesky5 View Post
    Did Glasscock get into some sort of trouble during a game in Indianapolis and have to smuggled out of the park by horse and carriage? I know I read about a player this happened to and am 99% sure it was in Indianapolis. I can't remember where I read it or I would simply find it.
    Hmmm… didn't come up in my research on the piece. I'd think it would have.
    The Hall of Stats: An alternate Hall of Fame populated by a mathematical formula.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adarowski View Post
    Hmmm… didn't come up in my research on the piece. I'd think it would have.
    I figured, but thought maybe you wanted to focus on playing and not a controversial event, if it had occurred.

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    It was Orator Shafer and Silver Flint. The cops showed up to arrest them and Cap Anson stalled the cops until they could escape. Then arrested Anson, who made bail.

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