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I read Al Dark's autobiography when I was in high school.
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Don, or Footsie, played for 5 teams in his five MLB years
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this card looks short!

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The Garagiola needs an upgrade. He's somewhat forgotten now, but I remember him broadcasting the Game of the Week. He also hosted a morning game show that I used to watch in the early 70s on NBC.
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#17 Staley
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P.S. I got Joe G from Phil a while back. And the Hill is still there and going strong, Al!
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Default 1953 Bowman Color #22: Bob Porterfield

Erwin C. "Bob" Porterfield. Pitcher for the Washington Senators in 1951-1955. 87 wins and 8 saves in 12 MLB seasons. 1954 All-Star. 1953 AL wins Leader. Debuted with the New York Yankees in 1948. Finished up with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1959. His best season was 1953 with the Washington Senators as he posted a 22-10 record with a .335 ERA in 255 innings pitched.

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Card #22 Bob Porterfield
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Herman Wehmeier- A number of pre-1960 pitchers had more lifetime walks than strikeouts. A native Cincinnati product, he had (433 K- 523 W) with a lifetime ERA of 5.02 through 1952. Wehmeier finished by issuing more lifetime walks (852K) than strikeouts (794) and an ERA of 4.80 over 1,803 innings pitched.
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In the midnight hour...#24 Jackie Jensen
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Default 1953 Bowman Color #24: Jackie Jensen

Jack E. "Jackie" Jensen. Right fielder for the Washington Senators in 1952-1953 and the Boston Red Sox in 1954-1959 and 1961. 1,463 hits and 199 home runs in 11 MLB seasons. He had a career OBP of .369. He was a 3-time All Star. 1950 World Series champion. 1958 AL Most Valuable Player. 1959 Gold Glove. 3-time AL RBI leader. 1954 AL stolen base leader. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. He debuted with the New York Yankees in 1950. His best season was 1958 for Boston as he posted an OBP of .396 with 35 home runs and 122 RBI's in 654 plate appearances. He retired from baseball early due to his fear of flying and its increasing frequency and duration as teams moved west.

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Hoot Evers has the most intense gaze of any other player in the Bowman Color set.
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#28 Smokey Burgess- neither smoked nor drank and seemed to leave a favorable impression on all of his acquaintances.
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