Thread: RIP Earl Weaver
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Viva Medias B's View Post
If a present day manager did what Earl did on "Manager's Corner," he would be fired within 24 hours.

Meanwhile, I remember being at a Sox-O's doubleheader at the old ballpark in 1979. Weaver got ejected from at least the first game, maybe the second one too but I don't remember.
According to his bio, he was ejected from both ends of a doubleheader three times. It does not say who the O's were playing at the time.

Best Weaver line: he once told an umpire that he could appear on What's My Line wearing his mask, chest protector and ball/strike indicator and still nobody would guess he was an umpire.
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