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Elephant Rumblings: A.J. Puk getting call to MLB

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1923 — A four-piece bat used by Babe Ruth is banned by American League president Ban Johnson because of the glue used on it. A protest is made against the Browns’ Ken Williams for using a bat with a wooden plug in it. Johnson rules that all bats must be one piece with nothing added except tape extending to 18 inches up the handle.
  • 2012 — The Athletics acquire shortstop Stephen Drew from the Diamondbacks in return for minor league infielder Sean Jamieson.

Best of Twitter:

  • How do you let this happen in extra innings of a tie game...
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  • Five incredibly deserving A’s legends will be enshrined next month...

Note: Thank you all for the awesome feedback on yesterday’s Rumblings! Today I’ve denoted lighter paywalls with a ($) following the link and strict paywalls with a ($$$). I’ve included a poll below including the methods of the past two days as well as a third, using (¢) and ($). Each way has its pros and cons, so let me know which you prefer!


Which system is your favorite for indicating soft and hard paywalls, respectively?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    (L) and ($)
    (20 votes)
  • 58%
    ($) and ($$$)
    (101 votes)
  • 30%
    (¢) and ($)
    (53 votes)
174 votes total Vote Now