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Welcome to the Bullpen! It'd be great to break up the Did You Know Archive into smaller bits. - --Mischa 19:39, 11 February 2013 (EST)

Okay, I will get started on that. It may take me a while. AutomaticStrikeout 19:40, 11 February 2013 (EST)

It makes sense to add links to the subcategories from the main archive once they get fleshed out - --Mischa 08:09, 12 February 2013 (EST)'

Done. AutomaticStrikeout 15:41, 15 February 2013 (EST)

  • ...about the controversy that erupted when ex-convict Alabama Pitts was signed by the Albany Senators in 1935?
  • ...that the 1958 Caribbean Series marked the first time the Caribbean Series had a repeat winner?
  • ...that Dong-Yeol Sun won 8 ERA titles in the Korea Baseball Organization?
  • ...what circumstances made Dave Malarcher the manager of the Chicago American Giants?
  • ...that former minor leaguer Randy Poffo achieved fame as wrestler Randy "Macho Man" Savage?
  • ...that Cliff Brumbaugh won two MVP awards in one year?
  • ...that Bruce Dostal missed playing in a major league game only because Harold Baines didn't reach base?
  • backup Frankie Zak was chosen for the 1944 All-Star Game?
  • ...that Ray Knoblauch (the father of Chuck Knoblauch) coached a high school team to four Texas state championships?
  • ...that Masayuki Nagayasu was the first Nippon Pro Baseball player to be banned for life?
  • ...that Twins reliever Pat Neshek collects sports memorabilia?
  • ...that former minor leaguer Scott Lucas eventually became the US Senate Majority Leader?
  • ...why Rick Guttormson was sent down to the minors a day after throwing a no-hitter?
  • ...that José Hernández broke a long-standing home run record previously held by a Hall-of-Famer?
  • ...why NPB single-season save record holder Hitoki Iwase chose his uniform number?
  • ...the fate of the New York Yankees' two big international signees in 1996 - Jackson Melián and Katsuhiro Maeda?
  • ...that sportswriter Rick Wolff had a 15-year break in his professional baseball career yet had the best average in the Chicago White Sox chain upon his return?
  • ...that Bob Thurman is the all-time home run leader in the Puerto Rican Winter League?
  • ...that Len Picota was invited to spring training by the Montréal Expos seven years after he had last pitched in the affiliated minor leagues?
  • ...that Clemente Nunez was the first player ever signed by the Florida Marlins?
  • ...that Masahiro Kawai is the all-time world leader in sacrifice hits?
  • ...that Preacher Roe admitted to throwing a spitball?
  • ...that Slim Jones died of pneumonia after selling his winter coat to buy whiskey?
  • ...that Larry Jansen was the last pitcher to win 30 games in AAA?
  • ...that Steve Biras had a hit in his only two major league at-bats - and never got an at-bat in the minors, making him a 1.000 hitter in pro ball?
  • ...that Bunny Mick tried to teach Vince Coleman how to bunt?
  • ...which future MVP Steve Stone often beat in pool during their college days?
  • ...that Greg Bicknell set the modern Northern League record for wins one year - and the record for losses the next?
  • ...that Ryan Goleski had surgery shortly before being the first pick in the 2006 Rule V Draft, a fact not revealed by his team?
  • ...that Joe Black hurt his arm trying to expand his repertoire?
  • ...that Hirofumi Naito was offered a deal by the Brooklyn Dodgers over a decade before Masanori Murakami became the first Japanese player in the majors?
  • ...what Manuel García's unusual nickname was and how he got it?
  • ...that Tom Paciorek's first minor league roommate was his last major league manager?
  • Louis Santop broke three ribs of a fellow future Hall-of-Famer?
  • ...that Dutch Meyer kicked the winning field goal in the 1936 Sugar Bowl?
  • ...that Andy Pafko was the left fielder when the Shot Heard 'Round the World sailed into the left field seats?
  • ...that Pat Patterson was the first black member of the Texas Coaches Hall of Fame?
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    Hey ASO, it's ZappaOMati from Wikipedia. I'm just stopping by to see what you've been up to since you came out of retirement. Do you plan on making any more edits to this place? 11:33, 3 April 2013 (EDT)

    No, not at this time. AutomaticStrikeout (talk) 22:13, 7 May 2013 (EDT)