Quote to note

Quote to note

"John Montefusco. They called him 'The Count.' I hit a pinch-hit, base hit up the middle in Atlanta. I'll never forget it. It was a fastball. I never hit a curveball, ever."
--Indians manager Terry Francona, recalling his first Major League hit

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