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Games and Moments July 20,1973

Posted 11-08-2017 at 08:17 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

July 20,1973
vs. New York Yankees
at Yankee Stadium

Back in the days when baseball players were rough-and-tumble manly men and the saloon girls who serviced them were damn glad of it, back in the times when a catcher blocking the plate could get both of his arms sliced off by the deadly, slashing spikes of Ty Cobb and shout "'Tis but a flesh wound!" pitchers started both games of a doubleheader.

This was a fairly common practice during the deadball...
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