Monday, January 27, 2014
On this date in 1963, Eppa Rixey is elected to the Hall of Fame.
"He was a fierce competitor and a hard loser. When he pitched, you didn't have to ask who won the game, all you had to do was look at the clubhouse later. If he'd lost, the place looked like a tornado had gone through it. Chairs would be broken up, tables knocked over, equipment thrown around." - Clyde Sukeforth