August 21, 2007

The Sultan of Swing

Although Boggs set the bar for beer consumption by a pro ball player, it should be noted that such a path had already been beaten.

(Taken from

"Legends follow such great men--and as legend would have it, it is said that Babe [Ruth] occasionally left baseball games between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees, headed to a Chicago bar named McCuddy's and drank beer between innings. It is also told that Ty Cobb once saw him eat half a dozen sandwiches and an entire jar of pigs knuckles washed down by a pitcher of beer."

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