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 - A Wider Argument i The discussion went on from...
A Wider Argument i The discussion went on from there to the best infield that ever was put together. It was a long argument and nobody proved anything, which was the way it was bound to be always will be, because each generation of fans has its favorite and can't see how it possibly could have missed being the best. There were several generations represented in the bunch that was arguing and the argument covered a long range. Out of it camp these selections: Fred Tenney, Bobby Lowe. Herman Long and Jimmy Collins of Boston In the nineties. Frank Chance, Johnny Evert. Joe Tinker and Harry Steinfeldt ol the Cubs of 1906 - 7 - 8. Stuffy Mclnnis, Eddie Collins, Jack Barry and Frank Baker of the Athletics, who first hit the jackpot in 190. " My vote went for the Tenney - Lowe - Long - Collins array, although, on sheer power especially considering that they were slugging away at the so - called dead ball I don't know of any Infield that could top Mclnnis and Collins and Barry and BaJier. There was a youthful and somewhat dissenting voice raised against that last opinion. "No?" the voice said. "How about Gehrig, Gordon, Crosetti and Rolfe? Gehrig may be fading now, but I'm talking about last season. Lively ball or not, they lug a lot of power up to the plate, and, as they were rolling late last season, I'd match them against any ol those old - timers you fellows can dig up."

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 01 May 1939, Mon,
  3. Page 15

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