Monday, July 30, 2007

Bill Robinson

Former Pirate Bill Robinson died yesterday. If you read the AP wire story and headline about his passing as reproduced over at, you would know about his brief affiliation with the Yankees, his stint as a Mets coach, his managerial career in the Venezuelan League, and the cup of coffee he had as a host on Baseball Tonight about seventeen years ago.

You wouldn't know, however, that he spent twelve of his sixteen major league seasons playing in the state of Pennsylvania, where he was a starter for a World Series champ:

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