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Old 02-17-2017, 01:09 PM
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Mike Hampton ?
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Old 02-17-2017, 01:55 PM
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I like Cy ..............

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Interesting that his career was from 1896 - 1913.

BUT he stopped pitching by 1900, moving to outfield.

A sometimes wild pitcher, The New York Times described him as having a "$10,000 arm and a $00,000 head".

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Old 02-19-2017, 11:11 AM
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Default Good trivia question--

I'd guess it's most likely to be a 19th century guy.
There are so few full-time, modern-day pitchers that would qualify for a batting title.
In fact, are there any 20th century pitchers who qualified for a batting title and pitching titles as well?
[I do realize that strikeouts might not require a minimum inning parameter.]

I also don't think it's a 20th century pitcher because I'd think I would've read/heard it before; add to that, I don't know 19th century nearly as well.

I'm now going to contradict all my rationalization and guess Wes Ferrell, who just popped into my mind. I do know he holds some batting marks for pitchers, but did he have enough AB's to qualify?

I have 7-8 other good hunches, but I won't name them, not to spoil the fun.

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Old 03-10-2017, 03:52 PM
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Happy Friday, guys! I just wanted to post a thank you to Scott for the great card he sent me as the trivia contest prize. Im not so good at posting pics but if you take a look at post #14 on this thread it is the Seymour throwing card. It looks even better in person with sharp colors and no surface wrinkles. The packaging was great as well. It arrived just the same as a card that I actually paid for should arrive.

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A picture of the happy (I swear, he said he was happy!) winner with his prize.

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He (hi Howard) doesn't look happy.
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A picture of the happy (I swear, he said he was happy!) winner with his prize.

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Drysdale. My mom grew up in Hollywood and has commented on how good of a hitter he was.

Er, looks like I was late to the party, duh.

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