Baseball Crank
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April 18, 2004
BASEBALL: Fast No More

In a move that will be of interest only to the most hard-core devotees of the encylopedic trivia of baseball history, the Mad Hibernian has informed me that The Pitcher Formerly Known Only As Fast has been identified.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:07 PM | Baseball 2004 | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

I’m sure there’s an interesting story here… what is it?

Posted by: Richard at April 18, 2004 11:52 PM

The Pitcher Formerly Known As Fast was just one of those many mysterious one-named players in the old Macmillan Baseball Encyclopedia. I always thought it was funny that a guy could lead the league in saves without anyone actually knowing his name. A different era of baseball…

Posted by: The Mad Hibernian at April 19, 2004 8:59 AM

In an internet full of obscure facts, this is the high point of the obscure fact year thus far. Kudos.

Posted by: emcee fleshy at April 19, 2004 10:07 PM

High praise indeed.

Posted by: The Crank at April 19, 2004 11:05 PM
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