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Old 06-11-2013, 06:39 PM
Vernam Vernam is offline
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Surprised no one mentioned Moose Skowron. As a goofy little kid, I was thrilled when they picked him up, and later Rocky Colavito. The coolness of those names alone had to have added a year to their careers. They got more out of Moose than out of Rocky, but that's not saying much.

With the "not necessarily washed-up" caveat, Early Wynn and Ted Kluszewski meet the past-their-prime standard. They were before my time, and yes, I realize Wynn won the '59 Cy Young and wasn't bad in '60.

Smokey Burgess was no longer a full-time player but still pretty legendary by pinch hitting standards, such as they were.
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