[Ads-l] Razmataz

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 17 23:27:12 UTC 2016

""Rad" is the best raining weather pitcher in the land, but he always finds it necessary to hoist in a couple of hoopers of "old razmataz" just previous to the contest.  This is done to keep his Spanish blood warm; it is also a preventative against "Charley Horse" and rheumatism."
Pittsburg Dispatch, August 12, 1889, page 6. 		 	   		  
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