1909 World Series Lingo

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Feb 23 16:28:22 UTC 2004

>For a classroom script that I'm preparing, I'm interested in finding some
>authentic cheers and other baseball lingo from 1909 (specifically the World
>Series) that I might be able to use. (For example, were there specific
>cheers used by Tigers fans? Pirates fans?) Having admired the research into
>such matters that I've seen here, I'd welcome any guidance you folks could
>provide, onlist or offlist.

That was the one in which Babe Adams, Pirate rookie pitcher and the
original "Babe", won three games, if memory serves.  Sorry, can't
remember the cheers.  "I got you, Babe!" seems unlikely.


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