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Old 03-18-2019, 02:14 PM
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Old 03-18-2019, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by DumpJerry View Post

A long time ago in one of the Chicago newspapers, a columnist, of sorts, who called himself Tiger Lyons, if I'm spelling that correctly, had what seemed to be a daily quip joking about Chicago sports. He had a little box with his own graphic, one of those fillers page designers loved to have to get thier pages to fit together before Quark and InDesign. Attacking a White Sox trade with the Boston after the 1969 season, I recall, he wrote that Thursday, Friday, whatever "Gary Peters starts for the Red Sox and (White Sox GM) Ed Short starts for the border."

I'm sure he's no longer around. But somewhere his spirit lives on through Twitter. And I'm sure someone has tweeted something about Rodon drawing the short straw.
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