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  • #91
    Originally posted by EmergencyCatcher View Post
    Yeah, he was also with my Browns for two years as an alleged "quarterback," in that he was only playing because there really was no other option. If he thought that football was a better option, it just makes one wonder how bad a baseball player he must have been.
    Really? Evidently some folks at a much higher level of talent evaluation than either of us thougth enough of him.
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    • #92
      Not to sound unfeeling, but Richie Hebner.
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      • #93
        Originally posted by Toledo Inquisition View Post
        Not to sound unfeeling, but Richie Hebner.
        What's unfeeling about being a scholastic all-american in hockey?

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        • #94
          Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
          What's unfeeling about being a scholastic all-american in hockey?

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          I'm more impressed that you were able to remember, find, scan and post a 30+ year old Richie Hebner Topps card in what looks to be near mint condition.

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          • #95
            Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
            Really? Evidently some folks at a much higher level of talent evaluation than either of us thougth enough of him.
            I often doubt whether the Browns are that much better at talent evaluation than a ham sandwich, not to mention any better than any of us. Anyways, I'm getting way off topic here.
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            • #96
              Several ballplayers were gamblers...


              ...I mean legally. Hornsby's was horses.
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              • #97
                Joe Abreu, who had a cup of coffee with the Cincinnati Reds in 1942, was a talented magician. He knew over 400 card tricks and was a member of the National Society of Magicians.
                "You can't hit what you can't see" - Walter "Big Train" Johnson

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                • #98
                  Originally posted by GrahamC View Post
                  Joe Abreu, who had a cup of coffee with the Cincinnati Reds in 1942, was a talented magician. He knew over 400 card tricks and was a member of the National Society of Magicians.
                  That's a new one to me.
                  Last edited by 1905 Giants; 11-30-2014, 08:25 PM.
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                  • #99
                    Mike Mussina was offered a football scholarship at Penn State.
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                    • Originally posted by GrahamC View Post
                      Joe Abreu, who had a cup of coffee with the Cincinnati Reds in 1942, was a talented magician. He knew over 400 card tricks and was a member of the National Society of Magicians.
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                      • Gerrit Cole is a surfer.

                        McCutchen is a bowler

                        Matt Holliday coaches his son's Little League team.
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                        • Clayton Kershaw wrote a book.
                          “There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil.” Walter Lippmann

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                          • Elston Howard created the first doughnut weight for bats.Before that players would swing multiple bats before going up to the plate.Ty Cobb is often credited to be the first player to swing multiple bats to warm up.

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                            • Top prospect and son of former big leaguer dante bichette playing tennis. Looks pretty good. Video is saying he is playing with his dad but he isn't shown in the video.


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                              • Originally posted by TonyK View Post

                                "Watch me pull a rabbit out of my bat."
                                That trick never works!
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