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WHAT IF ..
BABE RUTH HAD SPENT HIS WHOLE CAREER AS A PITCHER?
BOB LEMON HAD SPENT HIS WHOLE CAREER AS A HITTER?
THE TRADE OF TED WILLIAMS FOR JOE DIMAGGIO HAD GONE THROUGH?
MICKEY MANTLE HADNT STEPPED ON THAT DRAIN-PIPE DURING THE WORLD SERIES?
BARRY BOND HAD NOT GOTTEN INVOLVED WITH STEROIDS?
BILL BUCKNER HAD NOT............ETC?
LOU GEHRIG HAD NOT HAD HIS CAREER ENDED BY alcs.
Jack chesbro had not thrown that wild pitch in 1904?
If Eddie waitkus had not walked into that hotel room to meet ruth ann steinhagen?
If billy jurgess had not walked into that hotel room to meet his former girl friend violet viola?
If carl mays had not hit star shortstop Ray chapman on the head AND KILLED HIM?
if the above had not happened
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DELAHANTY HAD NOT TRIED TO WALK ACROSS
TY COBBS FATHER HAD NOT TRIED TO CLIMB THROUGH THE WINDOW OF HIS HOUSE WHEN HE RETURNED UNEXPECTEDLY FROM A trip.
The rainout homerun that Roger maris hit during the 1961 season had counted?
Oscar Charlton, josh Gibson, leon day, and many other negro league players had been allowed to play in the majors?
Dimaggio, Williams, feller, Greenberg and others had not gone to fight in the military during the peak of their careers?
Cecil travis had come back from the war without having suffered through extreme frost bite.?
Judge landis had not looked the other way when he was conronted with evidence that tris speaker and Ty cobb hAd fixed games while managing?
Judge landis had not looked the other way when confronted with evidence that john mCGRAw and ross barnes had attempted to fix some Giant games?
CONNIE Mack and Ban Johnson had not decided to form A NEW LEAGUE (THE AMERICAN LEAGUE) IN A PROTEST AGAINST THE ROWDYNESS THAT WAS GOING ON IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE?
Satchel paige had come into the majors at the beginning of his career rather than when he was nearly in his late forties or maybe even 50?
Pete reiser hadnt crashed into wall after wall after wall?
Babe ruth hadnt bought a bar for his dad.
Freddy lindstrom and fred merkle had not commited their individual boo boos?
Spitballs, shiners, emery balls, et al had not been banned?
Mickey Mantle had not been hurt during the 1961 season involving the hr race between him and maris?
moore had not given up that hr to dave
Casey stengel had remained a left handed dentist?
Mickey Cochrane had not been hit on the head by a bump Hadley pitch?
The senior league (the senior baseball association) had lasted?
herb score had not been hit on the head by a shot off the bat of gil mCdougald?
conigliaro had not been hit on his cheek-bone by a jack
Don mattingly had not wrestled with bob Shirley?
Sunday, gentleman jim Corbett, chuck Connors, dave debuschere, and bo
Baseball still allowed infielders to get outs by hitting players with the ball as they came down the line?