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    Name the Athletic

    I'll be keeping score on this one. Expect some KC Athletics as well.

    This man was the American League's finest leadoff hitter in his first two seasons.

    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedSoxVT92
    That would ne none other than Barney McCosky.
    You got it.

    Good job.
    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    # 2

    St Louis fans will be familiar with this fellow.

    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    That's got to be Whitey Herzog!

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    That is Whitey...good call.
    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    #3

    This hustling outfielder certainly wasn't afraid of the fences.

    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave
    Elmer Valo?
    Good call, Dave.
    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    #6

    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedSoxVT92
    John O'Donogue
    That was quick.

    I better dig a little deeper this time.
    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    #7

    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    Quote Originally Posted by yankees rule
    Jimmy Dykes.
    Very good.
    "I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
    Carl Yastrzemski

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    I love this man's truly inspiring story:
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    Thats Phil Marchildon

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    Who?

    Who can name this Philadelphia Athletic shown here in a 1925
    Chicago Daily News photo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yankeebiscuitfan
    That's Bing Miller.
    Correct!.......

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    Who can name this A's great?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad Guru
    That would be Eddie Plank.
    Correct! To me he resembles Hugh Laurie of House MD.

    Brownie31

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