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AWArulz Scrapple Level: 115 Posts: 750/3668 EXP: 16579502 For next: 231913 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 2 days
Y!: # 1 Posted on 9.4.04 2317.21 Reposted on: 9.4.11 2317.58 Help a brother out. What's the 21 patch on the Braves Uniform? Can't think of anyone who wore 21 that died - was that Warren Spahn? Promote this thread!
Whitebacon Banger Level: 98 Posts: 1100/2523 EXP: 9471575 For next: 182812 Since: 12.1.02 From: Fresno, CA Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 3 days
ICQ: # 2 Posted on 9.4.04 2352.15 Reposted on: 9.4.11 2352.16 Yes it was. http://www.thebaseballpage.com/ past/pp/spahnwarren/ (About halfway down or so.) (edited by Whitebacon on 9.4.04 2152)
The Thrill Banger Level: 102 Posts: 1001/2781 EXP: 10869028 For next: 220977 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1108 days Last activity: 171 days # 3 Posted on 10.4.04 1345.07 Reposted on: 10.4.11 1348.52 (image removed) (Photo courtesy Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) Still a household name amongst a lot of baseball fans in the Badger State...now that was a pitcher. Here's ESPN's Jayson Stark looking back at Spahnie's career. (If that don't work...try this ESPN Classic web page. And some of Spahn's quotes...man, that's baseball wisdom. (BrainyQuote.com) Weird fact...when Spahnie won his 300th game at age 40 back in 1961, the Braves catcher behind the plate...a rookie by the name of Joe Torre. There's a nice Warren Spahn slideshow and lots of other content on this Journal-Sentinel tribute page, too. (EDIT: Figures... Post #1001 is an old-school topic...too bad #1000 (The W) was such a sad one.) (edited by The Thrill on 10.4.04 1348)
AWArulz Scrapple Level: 115 Posts: 751/3668 EXP: 16579502 For next: 231913 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 2 days
Y!: # 4 Posted on 10.4.04 2151.53 Reposted on: 10.4.11 2152.08 Thought it might be Spahn. I was too young to ever see him work, of course. But Johnny Sain was Bouten's pitching coach when he was traded to Houston in "Ball Four" and I was introduced to "Spahn, thenSain, then Dear Lord, please Rain!" and remember reading about Spahn at that time. I wonder why there's nothing on their web page about it.
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