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Spahn & Sain & And Common Wisdom Will Rot Your Brain

Baseball fans may be aware of the saying “Spahn and Sain and pray for rain.” (Above–Spahn on the left and Sain on the right.) These words are about the 1948 Boston Braves. Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain were two starting pitchers on the ’48 Braves team that won the American League pennant and then lost the World Series to the Cleveland Indians. The Boston Braves, after a stop in Milwaukee for a few years, are the current Atlanta Braves. The words are, as I have learned in researching  this post, from a poem written by a Boston sportswriter named Gerald Hern. Here is

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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