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Who was the 1st pitcher to have 3000 SOs and less than 1000 base on balls.

Ferguson Jenkins (997 walks).

Since Fergie 3 others have joined this club. Gary Maddox (999 walks), Pedro Martinez, and Curt Schilling.

Fewest SOs by a league batting champion

Debs Garms. Hit .355 for the Pirates and struck out only 6 times. 1940.

Drumpt's SOS call to the military, bikers, and police


Incredible pictures of an elephant.


3 Rules for Success in Life

1-“Cover for me.”

2-“Oh great idea Boss.”

3-“It was like that when I got here.”

Homer Simpson

Waffles are a health food

The are pancakes with abs.

Camus "The Fall"

“A single sentence will suffice for modern man. He fornicated and read the papers. After that vigorous definition, the subject will be, if I may say so, exhausted.”

And now newspapers are disappearing.

Christy Mathewson The Big Six

From 1901 through just the 1912 season he won 312 games. He took the fewest seasons to win 300 games since 1901. He went on to win 373 games.

He died in 1925 (age 45) of tuberculous he contracted after his lungs were weakened by being exposed to a poison gas attack during a training exercise while serving with the AEF during WWI.

Jack Taylor

From 1901-1906 he threw 188 complete games in a row. Pitched for the Cards and Cubs.

Record unlikely to be broken me thinks.

First American League player to win a batting title in 3 different decades.

George Brett.1976/1980/1990.
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