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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby smokeyjoe53 » Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:31 pm

WAG, Gil Hodges.
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Leman Saunders » Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:12 am

and you are correct! Petersburg, Indiana HS starting halfback on the 1940 six-man football team was Gil Hodges
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Old Bearkat » Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:51 am

Very interesting.....

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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby smokeyjoe53 » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:52 am

Leman Saunders wrote:and you are correct! Petersburg, Indiana HS starting halfback on the 1940 six-man football team was Gil Hodges

Blind hog finds an acorn.............. had it narrowed down to hodges & Carl Erskine. Guessed based on population of cities. Where did you locate the info?
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Leman Saunders » Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:23 pm

In his biography...there is also a team picture of the 1940 team.
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby smokeyjoe53 » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:17 pm

My DSW says I have a trivial mind.............. somehow I don't think I should take that as a compliment. ...............
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Old Bearkat » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:03 am

smokeyjoe53 wrote:My DSW says I have a trivial mind.............. somehow I don't think I should take that as a compliment. ...............


Mine says I have a mind like a steel mousetrap, only I ought to let some of those poor mice go.........
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Shad Kline » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:07 am

At least y'all get credit for having a brain.
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Old Bearkat » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:12 am

Not all the time........
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby smokeyjoe53 » Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:54 pm

Have brain........... just under utilized...............
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby CT6MFL » Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:14 pm

At least 2 star MLB players played six-man football in high school...

one has been talked about before on here...hint Hall of Famer who played for the Red Sox...the other should be in the Hall of Fame but isnt and played for the Brooklyn Dodgers...


Ralph Lapointe:)
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Leman Saunders » Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:39 am

Carl Yaztrzemski
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby CT6MFL » Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:06 am

LaPonte was from Vermont, where was Carl Yaztrzemski from?
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby Leman Saunders » Thu Mar 05, 2015 12:48 pm

Bridgehampton, NY on Long Island
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Re: Sixman trivia

Postby CT6MFL » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:17 pm

thats 4 then, good for the ole notebook
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