19c baseball humor

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19c baseball humor

Post by sabrjay on Fri Aug 29, 2008 9:06 pm

this was posted on the 19c SABR list:

...I ran across this in an 1888 Milwaukee paper regarding bats:

"The amount of wood consumed in one year in making 'bats' is almost
incredible. It would make 131,497 hoe handles, 227, 345 ax helves; or,
converted into toothpicks, would supply every free lunch fiend in
Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati for years to come."



I like to sit outside, drink beer and yell at people. When I do this at home I get arrested, so I go to baseball games and fit right in.

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