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Old 10-18-2017, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Volod View Post

Man, Lindell had a strange career path. Played eight seasons with the Yankees as strictly a position guy - actually hit .300 with 18 dingers and 103 RBI in 1944. After NY dropped him in 1950, he sat out two years, then came back with the Pirates in '53 as a pitcher. Appearing in 27 games, won 5 lost 16, and hung it up for good. The Bucs were really hard up for pitchers that year.


He sounds a lot like ex-Met Ike Davis, who is trying to work his way back to the majors as a pitcher. (Like Rick Ankiel, only in reverse.)
I hope he makes it.
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