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|#1 Posted on 24.11.03 2207.43 |
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| One of the great pitchers of all time passed away at age 82. We'll know he's made it to heaven if after tomorrow we get two days of rain. |
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|#2 Posted on 25.11.03 0945.50 |
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| Spahn was one of the greatest Wisconsin sports figures of all time. He will be missed.|
Glad to see people still remember him and the 1957 world champion Milwaukee Braves.
RIP, Warren. Say hi to Harvey Kuehn when you get there.
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|#3 Posted on 25.11.03 2146.19 |
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| "Spahn and Sain and a day of rain, then Spahn and Sain again."|
He was also the main cog in the great threesome of himself, Burdette and Buhl that led the tremendous Milwaukee teams of the late 50's.
What a team that was! Adcock, Shoendienst, Logan and Mathews first to third, Aaron, Covington and Bruton in the outfield (with help from Pafko) and Del Crandall at catcher.
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|#4 Posted on 26.11.03 0911.42 |
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| Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post has a nice column up about Spahn in which he refers to him as the unknown immortal. The link follows.|
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