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Cubs Calendar 1/25/13 - Hartnett


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#1 Fishin Phil

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:43 AM

Cubs Fact:

Gabby Hartnett's "Homer in the Gloamin" is perhaps the most dramatic in Cubs history. His two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth as darkness fell on September 28, 1938 moved the Cubs into first place, and the team went on to win the pennant.
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#2 Stinky Pete

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:06 AM

What team and what Pitcher? I think I know...

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:02 AM

Pirates. I am trying to think of a Pirates pitcher from that time...

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:19 AM

Assuming the Pirates is the right team, not sure if he was playing yet, but in that whole era I can only think of Rip Sewell. The Eephus pitch guy.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:27 AM

It isn't Rip on line toot.

The pitcher he hit it off did go to the University of Iowa, his first name was a Mideval (sp?) handheld instrument of war.

SPOILER ALERT:

Here is the link to the box score:

http://www.baseball-...193809280.shtml

#6 Spriggs

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:40 AM

The clue didn't do anything for me - since it wasn't baseball related :) . Couldn't resist looking. I guess I should have heard of the guy, but if I ever did, he has slipped out of my recallable memory. Wouldn't have ever guessed him.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:46 AM

... his first name was a Mideval (sp?) handheld instrument of war.


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Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:34 PM

It isn't Rip on line toot.

The pitcher he hit it off did go to the University of Iowa, his first name was a Mideval (sp?) handheld instrument of war.

SPOILER ALERT:

Here is the link to the box score:

http://www.baseball-...193809280.shtml


Did you see how many pitchers the Cubs used in that game? Seems like quite a few for that era.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:45 PM

did you see how many wins that reliever had? crazy

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:50 AM

side note:
I have an actual scorecard from this game, It is one of my favorites. I also found an autographed ball abot 15 years ago autographed by Mace Brown, it says "I threw the Homer in the gloamin"

#11 Spriggs

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 08:49 AM

side note:
I have an actual scorecard from this game, It is one of my favorites. I also found an autographed ball abot 15 years ago autographed by Mace Brown, it says "I threw the Homer in the gloamin"

Wow... that is really awesome.




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