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Old 10-17-2016, 03:46 PM
 
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It was a joke concerning "three fingers Brown" because Antonio was a pitcher with six fingers on each hand...

"twice as good" (six is twice as many as three)

In actual fact Mordecai Brown was one of the greatest pitchers of all time.
Alfonseca was mediocre at best.
That was over my head. Thanks for the explanation. He should've had a good nickname then. Rolly Fingers?
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Old 10-18-2016, 01:36 AM
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Location: Suburban Dallas
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I can think of two off the top of my head: Bump Wills and Boog Powell.
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Old 10-19-2016, 09:28 AM
 
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Walt "No-Neck" Williams
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Old 10-19-2016, 10:07 AM
 
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Minnie Minoso and Jungle Jim Rivera - two favs from the CWS.
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Old 10-19-2016, 06:35 PM
 
Location: southwestern USA
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Wally Moon---Harry suitcase Simpson----Rocky Colavito-----Moose Skowron-----
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Old 10-19-2016, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Rube Waddell
Rabbit Maranville
Rusty Kuntz
Milton Bradley
Yogi Berra
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Old 10-19-2016, 09:56 PM
 
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John "Jocko" Conlan (umpire)
"Beans" Reardon (umpire)
Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd
Pie Traynor (MLB HOFer)
Harold "Pee Wee" Reese
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Old 10-19-2016, 10:26 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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Laurence Peter Berra - Yogi
Bob Walk - The Whirly Bird
Bob Uecker - Uke/Mr. Baseball
Don Zimmer - Popeye
Jim Kaat - Kitty
Carlton Fisk - Pudge
Pete Rose - Charlie Hustle
Ty Cobb - The Georgia Peach
Joe Morgan - Little Joe
Ken Harrelson - Hawk

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Old 10-24-2016, 12:06 AM
 
Location: NY in body, Mayberry in spirit.
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This one makes you think.

Al Kaline-Salty

Alkaline. Get it?
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Old 10-24-2016, 06:03 PM
 
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Preacher Roe
Vinegar Bend Mizzel
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