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March 24, 2008
BASEBALL: Travels With Rowland-Smith

Cool Sydney Morning Herald profile of Ryan Rowland-Smith and how he worked out as a starter in Venezuela this winter. Favorite quote from the Aussie hurler with the "150kmh fastball," on facing Ken Griffey jr. in his first major league appearance:

"I thought that it was pretty cool, because even my mates back in Australia would know who he was because he was on The Simpsons"

Read the whole thing.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:04 PM | Baseball 2008 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)
Comments

Heck of a piece. Though I find it hard to believe Venezuela isn't a socialist paradise like we've heard.

I especially liked "harder to hit than a one-iron down a hallway".

Posted by: spongeworthy at March 25, 2008 10:55 AM
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