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#1 hansman1982

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 07:52 AM

GO Bert!

 

In 1929, a batter did something awesome.  Who was it?

 

(This was going to start out as a joke, but I really want to see if you guys can get it)

 



#2 Cubbie Blues

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 07:56 AM

I'll start off with Hornsby.


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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:04 AM

I'm going Hack Wilson.



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:19 AM

Can I guess what the awesome thing was?

 

Was that the year Hack Wilson had a bajillion RBI's?



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:28 AM

I'll start off with Hornsby.

 

Holy shit, you got one right!

 

Hornsby set team records for:

 

BA: .380

Runs: 156

Hits: 229

OBP: .459



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:28 AM

Can I guess what the awesome thing was?

 

Was that the year Hack Wilson had a bajillion RBI's?

 

191



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:33 AM

 

Can I guess what the awesome thing was?

 

Was that the year Hack Wilson had a bajillion RBI's?

191

Wrong!!! Hack's big RBI year was 1930. 


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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:34 AM

 

Can I guess what the awesome thing was?

 

Was that the year Hack Wilson had a bajillion RBI's?

 

191

 

 A bajillion sounds cooler.. I was just rounding up.



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:35 AM

 

 

Can I guess what the awesome thing was?

 

Was that the year Hack Wilson had a bajillion RBI's?

 

191

 

 A bajillion sounds cooler.. I was just rounding up.

 

 

3 more and I could have given it to you...



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:36 AM

 

 

Can I guess what the awesome thing was?

 

Was that the year Hack Wilson had a bajillion RBI's?

 

191

 

 A bajillion sounds cooler.. I was just rounding up.

 

 

3 more and I could have given it to you...

 

 

 

Can I guess what the awesome thing was?

 

Was that the year Hack Wilson had a bajillion RBI's?

191

Wrong!!! Hack's big RBI year was 1930. 

 

 

I never said he was right on the year, just the year he is talking about had 191 RBIs



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 08:40 AM

 

 

  

191

 

 A bajillion sounds cooler.. I was just rounding up.

 

 

3 more and I could have given it to you...

 

 That's fair... No arguments here.

 

 

 

Wrong!!! Hack's big RBI year was 1930. 

 

 

I never said he was right on the year, just the year he is talking about had 191 RBIs

 

 I knew it was 191 RBI's... but I was wrong on the year. I was -63 years old when he did that though... So my memory is kind of foggy.



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 10:17 AM

I'll start off with Hornsby.

 

Holy shit, you got one right!

 

Tim was thinking about Bruce Hornsby though.



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 10:21 AM

 

I'll start off with Hornsby.

 

Holy shit, you got one right!

 

Tim was thinking about Bruce Hornsby though.

 

Damnit, you mean it wasn't?


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Posted 31 July 2013 - 10:22 AM

I'll start off with Hornsby.

 
Holy shit, you got one right!
 
Tim was thinking about Bruce Hornsby though.

So weird... I was thinking about Pigpen.

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 10:55 AM

Don't get me started.






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