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Topcat
02-10-2007, 07:16 AM
http://www.winnipegsun.com/Sports/OtherSports/2007/02/10/3577744-sun.html


IN my youth I saw Eddie pitch and it was something to behold. I walked away in awe at how this man could pitch from 2nd base and just blow hitters away. I am not usually a big softball fan but this man was truly special and had a ton of talent.

SanDiegoRed
02-10-2007, 07:42 AM
I saw him as a kid...he was amazing no question

RedsBaron
02-10-2007, 08:15 AM
I'm sorry to read of his death. I can remember reading an article on him in Sport magazine way back in 1967.

Reverend Doo-Rag
02-10-2007, 08:24 AM
So that's the "Famous Dead People Trifecta", Hank Bauer, Anna Nicole Smith, and King Eddie?

Krusty
02-10-2007, 10:01 AM
I remember seeing him pitch back in the 80s. What amazed me was him pitching blindfolded from second base and striking the batter out.

westofyou
02-10-2007, 10:24 AM
So that's the "Famous Dead People Trifecta", Hank Bauer, Anna Nicole Smith, and King Eddie?

Lew Burdette/Art Fowler/Hank Baur

That's the MLB trifecta

RFS62
02-10-2007, 10:39 AM
He was incredible.


"Feigner’s fastpitch was once clocked at 104 mph ... In a two-inning exhibition in 1967, he fanned Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Brooks Robinson, Maury Wills, Harmon Killebrew and Roberto Clemente. He's nearing 80, but ‘The King’ still tours with his “Court.” " The King and His “Court” touring team has played over 10,000 softball games in 100 countries since the late 1940’s and achieved widespread fame similar to that of the Harlem Globetrotters."



http://www.kingandhiscourt.com/index_home.html