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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Blow Out the Candles October 1

Hall of Famer Rod Carew is celebrating his 68th birthday today.
 1968 Topps

Career highlights and awards
18× All-Star (1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972,1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980,1981, 1982, 1983, 1984)
1977 AL MVP
1967 AL Rookie of the Year
1977 Roberto Clemente Award
7× AL batting champion (1969, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978)
Minnesota Twins #29 retired
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim #29 retired
Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame induction (2005)

"Hitting is an art, but not an exact science."
"The way they dress here (California), your head is always in the stands. All those bikinis, your eyes get tired."

Actor Tom Bosley was born in Chicago, Illinois on this date in 1927.
Of course, Tom is best known for his role as "Mr.C.", Howard Cunningham, on the 1970's sitcom, Happy Days.
Tom with Debbie Reynolds
Tom won a Tony in 1960 for his role as Fiorello in the Bock and Harnick musical, Fiorello.
Tom arguing with the ump during a game between the casts of Fiorello and West Side Story.

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