Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Happy Baseball Birthday...Jimmy Duggan

Today we celebrate the Happy Baseball Birthday! of former big league slugger Jimmy Duggan.

Jimmy Duggan hit 58 homers in 1936.

Jimmy hit 3 World Series home runs,  2 in Game 4 alone.

Famous Jimmy Duggan quotes include "there's no crying in 
baseball," "avoid the clapp...that's good advice," and "baseball is hard...if it was easy anyone could do it."

Jimmy led the Rockford Peaches to the Inaugural All American Girls Professional Baseball League World Series.

Happy Baseball Birthday Jimmy Duggan!  

OK, it's really Tom Hanks birthday.

The Academy Award winning actor played Jimmy Duggan in the movie A League of their Own."

Tom Hanks  was born in Oakland, California, on July 9, 1956, in Concord.

Tom loves baseball and is a fan of his hometown Oakland Athletics. 

Happy Baseball Birthday Tom Hanks!

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