Comments on: Cal McLish 1925-2010 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996 This and that about baseball stats. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:01:55 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6 By: Paul http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-45541 Sat, 04 Sep 2010 21:06:21 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-45541 Too weird, I was looking up old White Sox players this morning and Cal was one of them then I saw this note on his passing. He was only with the Sox a short time but pitched some good ones. A better pitcher then the record indicates. So long Cal.

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By: Bill http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43825 Mon, 30 Aug 2010 23:29:29 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43825 my mom will be going to the funeral tomorrow for cal....she had been in touch with him lately,,,,,they are -- or were, the same age, and 2nd cousins. i lost my only baseball card of him long ago

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By: Tmckelv http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43675 Mon, 30 Aug 2010 13:47:40 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43675 Since I statred watching baseball in the mid-70's, I obviously never saw Cal pitch. And like all non-stars from the 50's and 60's, I really only know of him from his baseball cards, which include perhaps the most unfortunate photograph ever sold with a stick of bubble gum (1961 Topps). R.I.P. Cal

http://www.checkoutmycards.com/Cards/Baseball/1961/Topps/157/Cal_McLish

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By: Vini http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43600 Mon, 30 Aug 2010 03:45:37 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43600 I had an old Who's Who in Baseball. It was pretty old... from the late fifties, I think, but I always liked his name. So, he was always memorable to me, even as a .500 pitcher. I believe I had this in 77 or 78. It was torn and raggedy, but awesome anyway. BTW, I was ten years old 1976 to give perspective on when I really started paying attention to baseball (1975 World Series, as a matter of fact and because of that, a lifelong Peter Edward Rose fan). Anyway, it is sad that the man has passed. I leave my condolences for his family.

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By: Gerry http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43546 Sun, 29 Aug 2010 23:23:54 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43546 #6, I think you'll find Gallagher comes in at 45 letters, Betzel at a mere 44.

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By: DoubleDiamond http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43509 Sun, 29 Aug 2010 19:23:54 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43509 McLish is the name that comes up for the following in the Search box:

the coolidge
the julius
the tuskahoma
the mclish

Not surprisingly, Cal Ripken, Jr., comes up for "the calvin".

Thomas Caesar "Tom" Candiotti comes up for "the caesar".

Nicknames shown on McLish's page for him are "Bus" and "Buster".

Homer Bush comes up for "the bus".

Buster Posey, who debuted in the major leagues less than a year ago, comes up for "the buster".

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By: DoubleDiamond http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43507 Sun, 29 Aug 2010 19:16:31 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43507 I was just thinking of him the other day when I made a post about players named Calvin in response to the Calvin Schiraldi baseball card.

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By: TheGoof http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43486 Sun, 29 Aug 2010 16:52:31 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43486 No love for Christian Frederick Albert John Henry David Betzel? Same number of names as Gallagher.
RIP, Mr. McLish.

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By: rick bynco http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43465 Sun, 29 Aug 2010 14:53:50 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43465 1959 was a great year for the tribe.....Cal will always be one of my favorite Topps baseball cards.

R I P

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By: Gerry http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/7996/comment-page-1#comment-43446 Sun, 29 Aug 2010 12:43:40 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=7996#comment-43446 Alan Mitchell Edward George Patrick Henry Gallagher is longer, http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/gallaal01.shtml

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