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chicoruiz
04-16-2012, 07:35 AM
Reds: None that I could find...

Others:

Antonio Alfonseca (40) -Basbeall's favorite polydactyl.. His nickname was "El Pulpo", or "the Octopus"... No relation to Sixto Lezcano (ha ha)...

Jim Lonborg (70) -The ace of Boston's 1967 "Impossible Dream" team...Later became a dentist...In the TV sitcom "Cheers", the picture in the bar of Sam Malone pitching for the Sox is actually Lonborg.

Rich Rollins (74) -Quiet, bespecacled All-Star 3B for the Twins. On 6/9/66 he was one of five Twins to homer in the same inning, a record...

Babe Phelps -Good-hitting backup catcher for Brooklyn; his nickname was "Blimp", which leads one to believe that his listed weight of 225 might have been a tad underestimated.

Paul Waner -The Waner brother have the most hits of any brother combo in history, beating out the three Alous and the three DiMaggios,

Dutch Leonard -This is the first Dutch Leonard; the one with the record 0.96 ERA in 1914, and the one who accused Cobb and Speaker of conspiring to throw games (it should be noted that he had a huge history of animosity toward Cobb, which was easy to do...).

Bob Borkowski
04-16-2013, 10:29 PM
Reds:

Paul Waner -The Waner brother have the most hits of any brother combo in history, beating out the three Alous and the three DiMaggios,



'Big Poison'