On this date in 1952, Paul Waner is elected to the Hall of Fame.
"He could drink pretty good. That's no secret. But he could also sober himself up in a hurry. He would do back flips. He had remarkable agility, like an acrobat. Fifteen or twenty minutes of backflips and he was cold sober, ready to go out to the ballpark and get his three hits." - Buddy Hassett
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