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Twins give Retiring Yankee Pitcher Rocking Chair made of bats he broke

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Blog entry by BarryW posted 07-03-2013 05:17 PM 1115 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Twins give Retiring Yankee Pitcher Rocking Chair made of bats he broke

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.



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doubleDD

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#1 posted 07-03-2013 06:09 PM

Great tribute to a great pitcher.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#2 posted 07-03-2013 10:26 PM

That is too cool!!
Looks like he thinks so too!! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#3 posted 07-03-2013 10:38 PM

You could make enough chairs to fill a wedding with all the bats Moe has broken in his career. Best cut fastball ever. Thanks for a cool post Barry.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#4 posted 07-03-2013 11:27 PM

I showed this to my young little league players. That lead to a search for some Rivera videos. This one is fascinating:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMVXjRGTtG0

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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#5 posted 07-04-2013 12:57 PM

very cool,shows how much respect they have for him.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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