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Old 03-11-2019, 09:01 PM
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Default OT player who looks the least like an athlete

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Old 03-11-2019, 09:12 PM
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Leard definitely needs more practice in the batting cage.

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Same set, same team

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Old 03-11-2019, 09:45 PM
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Here's a couple who could have almost been tools of ignorance brothers.

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I guess the late 50's was the time for these guys:

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I always thought there was never a player that looked less athletic than Eddie Collins as depicted in his W575-2 card. For one of the best 2nd Basemen of all time just imagine how good he would have been had god given him shoulders!

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Old 03-11-2019, 10:42 PM
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Hey guy,

I resent you picking on a guy that played for a semi-pro league in my hometown, George Alusik.

George was a tall (6'3") skinny guy, who could hit the ball a long distance. And, was a very good Outfielder.
His claim to fame was when he played for the KC A's, Alusik hit HR's in five consecutive games. A record he
held with the A's for 44 years until it was finally broken by Frank Thomas (playing for the A's) in 2006.


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Hey guy,

I resent you picking on a guy that played for a semi-pro league in my hometown, George Alusik.

George was a tall (6'3") skinny guy, who could hit the ball a long distance. And, was a very good Outfielder.
His claim to fame was when he played for the KC A's, Alusik hit HR's in five consecutive games. A record he
held with the A's for 44 years until it was finally broken by Frank Thomas (playing for the A's) in 2006.


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Could pass for Crazy Guggenheim at a charity BB game.
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Two N54 guys talked their wives into letting them go to Fantasy Camp...

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That pic of Bartolo is hilarious! Thanks for thhe laugh Pete!
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Kruk said it best.
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Anyone who has a cheeseburger tattooed on his chest has a rotund physique in his future.
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I'm surprised no one mentioned the most obvious example...
Ruth

Like most, I love the Babe, but if you showed anyone a photo of Ruth from the later part of his career, and they didn't know who he was, and then proceeded to explain his accomplishments and lofty status... I'm betting they would think you're pulling their leg.
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From the current player spectrum Matt Albers doesn't look like any kind of athlete I've ever seen.
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Old 03-12-2019, 11:07 AM
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Good ole George passed away recently, would see him all the time watching us play softball
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If we're talking any sport, then John Daly wins hands down. Look at that gut and the cigarette hanging out of his mouth.
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Old 03-12-2019, 12:41 PM
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Hack Wilson was more tank than athlete.

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Two N54 guys talked their wives into letting them go to Fantasy Camp...

And Topps was nice enough to get their names reversed...oops!
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I'll put CC up against John Daly for the tie. He looks like he's about to have a heart attack.


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I'll put CC up against John Daly for the tie. He looks like he's about to have a heart attack.
CC always looks like he's out on the mound wearing his pajamas.
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CC always looks like he's out on the mound wearing his pajamas.
He does, doesn't he? I always say he looks sloppy out there.
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Hard to believe he was a top-notch reliever in his day... I think his ribs are poking through the Jersey in the second image.
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It must be the glasses? Bob Veale was a very large intimidating (6'6"" 212 lb) athletic guy. He was considered to be one of the hardest throwing pitchers of his era. He was also recruited by the Harlem Globe Trotters.
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Nobody mentioned Guido Grilli?

As mentioned in "The Great American Baseball Card Flipping, Trading and Bubble Gum Book"

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Can someone post an M116 of Doc Scanlon? Ringer for Wiseguy-era Jonathan Banks, yes. Professional athlete? Not so much.
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Can someone post an M116 of Doc Scanlon? Ringer for Wiseguy-era Jonathan Banks, yes. Professional athlete? Not so much.
Your wish is my command. There is another player in M116 that looks like a real egghead...if someone knows the player I am referring to, post an image of that one.

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I found him...the M116 of Jack Lapp.

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Sitting on the job doesn't look like a baseball player to me.

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