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Monday, October 24, 2011

Blow Out the Candles -- October 24

Today, is birthday #61 for Big Red Machine relief pitcher, Rawly Eastwick. Rawly was 16-8 with 48 saves for the 1975-1976 Cincinnati Reds. He was the winner of Games 2 and 3 along with a game 5 save in the 1975 World Series.

2004 UD Timeless Teams #134

The Washington Senator's Ossie Bluege was born in Chicago, Illinois on this date in 1900.

 In 18 seasons Ossie hit a respectable .272 mostly as a third baseman. He was a member of the only Senators World Champion team in 1924.  

As farm director for the team he had a hand in signing Harmon Killebrew.
Ossie presenting Harmon a plaque commemorating Killer's 500th home run.

Today former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman turns 68. Since 1997 Wyman has recorded and played with his own band, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings.

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