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#1 Fishin Phil

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 04:24 AM

Cubs Trivia:

Which Cubs third baseman completed the famous infield of Tinkers-to-Evers-to-Chance from 1906 to 1910?
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#2 Stinky Pete

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 05:07 AM

Harry Battleaxe Steinfeldt

http://sabr.org/biop...person/c1dc8fd5

There is some neat stuff about him in the W.P. Kinsella novel, The Iowa Baseball Confederacy.

#3 Fishin Phil

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 05:55 AM

That is correct! Very impressive.
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Posted 06 June 2012 - 06:02 AM

Great article, thanks for the link.
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Posted 06 June 2012 - 06:06 AM

I wonder why there are no "battleaxes" nowadays?

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 06:18 AM

I wonder why there are no "battleaxes" nowadays?

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 06:32 AM


I wonder why there are no "battleaxes" nowadays?

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 06:37 AM

I wonder why there are no "battleaxes" nowadays?


I recall having a conversation years ago about Steinfeldt and the person was very surprised that it was a man with the name "Battle Axe".




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