Bill "Spaceman" Lee - Classic or Dud?

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I love Bill Lee, but when he complains that "ballplayers carry Halliburtons with money nowadays and we carried a lunch bucket," that's a pretty funny example of old-ballplayers-never-die, and from I guy I would have expected to see the irony of his statement. Lee belonged to the generation of players who were (thankfully) first granted free agency--older players said exactly the same thing about Reggie, Messersmith, and all the rest at the time. (What is a Halliburton?)

clemenza, Saturday, 10 September 2011 16:39 (eleven years ago) link

eleven months pass...

Pitched a CG victory in the North American League last night.

Game Report

65 years old.

clemenza, Saturday, 25 August 2012 14:25 (ten years ago) link

nine years pass...

collapsed while warming up for the Savannah Bananas but he’s okay!

did not know he was on the Savannah Bananas but that makes me really happy. bill lee and Eric Byrnes together oh boy

brimstead, Saturday, 20 August 2022 15:44 (seven months ago) link

I'm impressed that that boxscore I linked to 10 years ago is still online.

clemenza, Saturday, 20 August 2022 21:06 (seven months ago) link

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