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My favorite umpire is a dead one.

John Joseph "Johnny" Evers
Chicago Cubs

He was a good umpire if you didn't tell him so too often.

On arbiter Hank O'Day

John Joseph "Johnny" Evers
Chicago Cubs

The number of times a catcher is injured in a season is surprising. At one time in 1909, for example, George Gibson of the Pittsburgh Pirates had black and blue marks imprinted by nineteen foul tips upon his body, a damaged hand, a bruise on his hip six inches square where a thrown bat had struck, and three spike cuts. Yet he had not missed a game and was congratulating himself on his "luck."

In 1910
John Joseph "Johnny" Evers
Chicago Cubs

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