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"You know what Dizzy did once in St. Louis, when he got mad at an umpire? It was Ernie Quigley or Charlie Moran. He ran in from the box, grabbed him by the back of the neck, bent his head over the plate and yelled:
“‘Can you bend over, you old blankety blank? Can you see it, you blind so and so? Well, take a good look. I ain’t pitchin’ for your amusement.’”
"The umpire just laughed. Wasn’t that nice of him?"
- Patricia Dean, as reported by Edward J. Neil, Associated Press
Read the rest: "Tired and Mad, Dizzy Dean Eager for Rest; Friend Wife Worried" (October 18, 1934)

1934 photo by Charles M. Conlon via Mears

"You know what Dizzy did once in St. Louis, when he got mad at an umpire? It was Ernie Quigley or Charlie Moran. He ran in from the box, grabbed him by the back of the neck, bent his head over the plate and yelled:

“‘Can you bend over, you old blankety blank? Can you see it, you blind so and so? Well, take a good look. I ain’t pitchin’ for your amusement.’”

"The umpire just laughed. Wasn’t that nice of him?"

- Patricia Dean, as reported by Edward J. Neil, Associated Press

Read the rest: "Tired and Mad, Dizzy Dean Eager for Rest; Friend Wife Worried" (October 18, 1934)

1934 photo by Charles M. Conlon via Mears

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