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February 10, 2012

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The Worst Man in the World

by Larry Granillo

Found in the May 14, 1946, Charlestown Daily Mail:

The game in question was the back-end of a doubleheader in St. Louis versus the Reds. Musial went 1-for-4 (and scored the Cards' only run)  against Cincinnati's Ewell Blackwell as St. Louis fell 5-1.

Adjusting for inflation, Mr. Boston was fined over $5,500 for throwing a beer bottle at The Man. There's no doubt that this was the act of a deranged man, but, even so, that is an incredible fine. I suspect that Judge Grellner was a Cardinals fan...

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