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Dogfacedgremlin - 8 pts.

The rules.  There are 5 clues regarding a ballplayer from the past.  Players may ask questions to help them toward their goal of guessing the player in under 5 clues.  The answer to those questions will be given at the judge's (me) discretion - you'll catch on as to what that means soon enough.  The number of clues given before a correct guess corresponds to the amount of points awarded.

There is only one winner per round and only one player receives points each round.  Winner at the end of the month receives a classic baseball game on video from the Big J Sports Library.

The first clue:

The rules.  There are 5 clues regarding a ballplayer from the past.  Players may ask questions to help them toward their goal of guessing the player in under 5 clues.  The answer to those questions will be given at the judge's (me) discretion - you'll catch on as to what that means soon enough.  The number of clues given before a correct guess corresponds to the amount of points awarded.

There is only one winner per round and only one player receives points each round.  Winner at the end of the month receives a classic baseball game on video from the Big J Sports Library.

The first clue:

The rules.  There are 5 clues regarding a ballplayer from the past.  Players may ask questions to help them toward their goal of guessing the player in under 5 clues.  The answer to those questions will be given at the judge's (me) discretion - you'll catch on as to what that means soon enough.  The number of clues given before a correct guess corresponds to the amount of points awarded.

There is only one winner per round and only one player receives points each round.  Winner at the end of the month receives a classic baseball game on video from the Big J Sports Library.

The first clue: 

1. 1ST


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I like your line of thinking, but no.

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dogfacedgremlin34 wrote: Bill Almon
You're close in a way, but no.

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No correct answers so far.

1. 1ST

2. 14

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No and no

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Okay, I guess we're stumped thus far.  Another clue.

1. 1ST

2. 14

3. RELEASED

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Either everyone's hard at work, or bored with this game, or both.

Lemme know either way - you won't hurt my feelings, you'll only save me time.

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I'm at work. I can only lurk occasionally.

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lobo316 wrote: I'm at work. I can only lurk occasionally.
Me too, and me too.  It's been abnormally quiet this morning tho, hence my question.

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 I just can't figure it out.

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Questions...?

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No and no.

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thunderbolt wrote: Sadaharu Oh

Little hint - this guy ain't Japanese.

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1. 1ST

2. 14

3. RELEASED

4. 9.22

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Oops

1. 1ST

2. 14

3. RELEASED

4. 9.22

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Is he currently playing?

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Is he a pitcher?

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If not Ojeda, is he still alive ?

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Minnie Minoso?

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Willie McCovey?

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dogfacedgremlin34 wrote: Is he currently playing?
No.

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dogfacedgremlin34 wrote: Is he a pitcher?
Yes

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None of your guesses are correct.

1. 1ST

2. 14

3. RELEASED

4. 9.22

5. SPARTAN

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That was the last clue, btw.

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dogfacedgremlin34 wrote: Chris Codiroli
Yew are a winner again

1. 1ST (CODIROLI WAS A 1ST ROUND PICK BY THE TIGERS IN '78)

2. 14 (HIS CAREER HIGH IN WINS IN A SEASON, 1985)

3. RELEASED (3 YEARS AFTER THE TIGERS DRAFTED HIM, THEY RELEASED HIM)

4. 9.22 (HIS ERA OVER HIS LAST 3 BIG LEAGUE SEASONS (1987, 88 AND 90)

5. SPARTAN (SAN JOSE STATE)

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DFG has a perhaps insurmountable lead with 10 points.  Another game coming today - can the leader be unseated?  There's a lot of August left!



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