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Friday, August 11, 2017

NY Times: Yankee announcers mix up Cleveland pitchers Jack Kralick and Sam McDowell in 1963.

See two recent posts on this.


June, 3, 1963 no byline for Times writer in this small entry:

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Phil Rizzuto and Jerry Coleman, Yankees' announcers, paid Sam McDowell a left handed compliment on television during yesterday's first game. They said the 20 year-old Indian southpaw was doing a fine job in shutting out the Bombers at Cleveland. In the seventh inning, Rizzuto discovered what many viewers had known for several innings. The fellow shutting out the Yankees was Jack Kralick.

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