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Postby utterchaos » Wed Apr 06, 2005 2:51 pm

Name 3 "hall of famers" that hit a home run in their first major league at bat.
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Postby Arlo » Wed Apr 06, 2005 6:17 pm

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Earl Averill, Hoyt Wilhelm, and Dave McKay is in the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. That it? :-)<br><br><span class=gensmall>Accepted as answer by utterchaos on Wed Apr 13, 2005 10:18 pm EST.</span>
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Postby LBJackal » Wed Apr 06, 2005 7:10 pm

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Hoyt Wilhelm is all I could find

You sure there's 3 of them?
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Postby BigMusky » Wed Apr 06, 2005 3:13 pm

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Hoyt Wilhelm, Earl Averill,?
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Postby utterchaos » Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:32 pm

Arlo,
I like your thinking. I didn't have McKay but I did have somebody else.

PS Notice I didn't say "Baseball Hall of Famer".
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Postby utterchaos » Wed Apr 13, 2005 11:17 pm

Nobody got the three I was looking for which were Earl Averill (4/16/29), Hoyt Wilhelm (4/23/52) and Ace Parker (4/30/37).

Ace didn't have much of a baseball career but he did enjoy success in the National Football League and the All-American Football Conference. He was elected to the Football Hall of Fame in 1972. Ironically two of the football teams he played for were the Brooklyn Dodgers (1937-41) and the New York Yankees (1946).

Since Arlo came up with Dave McKay I counted his answer as correct.
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Postby Arlo » Thu Apr 14, 2005 5:25 am

Sneaky! ;-D

I was so sure McKay was who you were looking for that I didn't even consider Parker...

Nice question!
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