Thursday, August 23, 2012

Amos Otis

On this date in 1983, Amos Otis collects his 2000th career hit.

"I had enough cork and superballs in there to blow away anything. I had a very close friend who made bats for me. He'd drill a hole down the barrel and stuff some superballs and cork in it. Then he put some sawdust back in the hole, sandpapered it down and added a little pine tar over the top of it. The bat looked brand new." - on using a "corked" bat

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