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    Tany, Tanney, Tony Perez first coverage in Geneva 1960

    For all Reds fans and my fellow Doggie (and Pete) geeks, here is a link to every Geneva Times page from April-June 1960 -- and possibly the first-ever mentions of the 17-year-old Tanny, then Tanny, then Tany, then Tony Perez. It took a few days for the paper to decide what to call him, although before coming to the U.S. he was known as (phonetically) "TAH-nee."
    PDF #440 (lower right) shows a picture of him and states that the 17-year-old second baseman can hit but needs work on fielding -- and that he enjoys movies, basketball, and dancing! Also you'll see future Red Art Shamsky.
    PDF #466 shows his first pro hit (a triple).
    Maybe the most interesting is PDF #1,234. The article details the historic day that Tony Perez was put on the disabled list, and he would be replaced in the lineup that night by newly-signed youngster, Pete Rose. Here's the one link to them all: http://fultonhistory.com/my%20photo%...le/index2.html


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    Re: Tany, Tanney, Tony Perez first coverage in Geneva 1960

    Wow...extremely cool! Thanks for the link.


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    Re: Tany, Tanney, Tony Perez first coverage in Geneva 1960

    I'm sure that there is someone out there with a reference guide to dispute this, but I don't think there has ever been a Reds player that I would rather have at the plate with risp. He could be 0 for his last 20, but you still felt like he was the guy you wanted up there with the game on the line.

    And yes, very cool stuff. Thanks for posting.
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