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Old 10-05-2017, 10:12 AM
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I got to thinking yesterday. I could not think of a single baseball card that showed a pitcher batting. Until the DH came around they batted just as often as any other position.

Can anyone show examples I've missed?
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Old 10-05-2017, 10:15 AM
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Am vaguely remembering the pic on the back of an Upper Deck c1989-1991 showing this.

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Old 10-05-2017, 10:18 AM
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They should just have cards of pitchers hitting

chicks love the sacrifice bunt
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They should just have cards of pitchers hitting

chicks love the sacrifice bunt
This is pretty close...

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Old 10-05-2017, 11:43 AM
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I remember this one:
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I got to thinking yesterday. I could not think of a single baseball card that showed a pitcher batting. Until the DH came around they batted just as often as any other position.

Can anyone show examples I've missed?
Mark, there cards issued 100-120 years ago that show pitchers batting. WaJo was a good hitting pitcher, and he was often used as a pinch hitter. HOFer and Senators owner and GM had a fine pitching career in the late 19th Century. L/H pitcher George Mogridge was instrumental in the Senators only World Series win, in 1924.
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David W. is correct. Terry Forster.
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Old 10-05-2017, 11:30 PM
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A lot more recent than any of the other cards too bad it was not on the front of the card.
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Old 10-07-2017, 06:35 PM
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I got to thinking yesterday. I could not think of a single baseball card that showed a pitcher batting. Until the DH came around they batted just as often as any other position.

Can anyone show examples I've missed?
Popped into my head as soon as the question was read - probably because i'm a long-time Tribe fan.
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