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January 28, 2013

Wezen-Ball

Ball Park's Classic Guide to Franks

by Larry Granillo

Discovered in the 1982 Detroit Tigers Yearbook:

Ball Park really knows how to relate to baseball fans. I just wish they had called it the "Guide to Wieners."

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Those first two? On a family website? For shame. :)

Jan 28, 2013 07:13 AM
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BP staff member Ian Miller
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oh man, the Slider. ...

Jan 28, 2013 09:59 AM
 
Todd S.

Contemporary terminology (images missing):

VORD (Value over replacement dog)
JAWS (JAffe Weiner Score)
WAR (Weiners Above Replacement)

Jan 29, 2013 09:55 AM
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jnossal

I remember that ad. It dates back to the mid-70s at least. I probably have a Tiger program lying around somewhere that has it.

Jan 29, 2013 10:40 AM
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