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Old January 22nd, 2014 #61
Alex Linder
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Originally Posted by N.B. Forrest View Post
Cobb hated the home run mania that Ruth started, believing that baseball was about running the bases. One time, he hit a load of homers in a game, just to prove that he could do what Babe did.
Yep, I think he hit like 8 HR in three games, but I may be misremembering.

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I was an athletic retard. I remember playing baseball in gym once in elementary school: I was at bat and swung for the non-existent fences - and farted in the process: all the other kids (including of course the girls, which was worst of all) burst out laughing; I fell down like I'd been shot dead - and wished I had been....
Oh my god, that is awful... I've actually seen something similar. Loudest fart I've ever heard. Some kind of softball function with my business colleagues when I was in trade journalism. This fattish girl swung and missed, cut the loudest fart I have EVER heard. I mean, EVER. Including full-grown adult males going for gold records. No one said a thing. My boss and I were just shaking our heads looking at each other laughing quietly. We were up a hillside from this explosion and it truly was not to be believed.