Friday, April 12, 2013

Norm Cash

On this date in 1961, the Tigers acquire Norm Cash from the Indians for Steve Demeter. In 1961, Cash will lead the AL with a .361 batting average and go on to hit 373 home runs with the Tigers.

"He once had these big white glasses with battery-operated wipers. He put the switch in his pocket and during a light rain, wearing the glasses with wipers moving, he walked up to the umpire and said, 'Don't you think it's raining too hard?" - Jim Northrup

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