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Thinking outside the box (and a fun short story)

Thinking outside the box for rest of seasonI had an idea where first I thought okay I've lost it and need help. How about giving Spellcheck a try at closer? Especially if we can get something for Marmol. And here's the short story I was talking with fellow Bones fans about the last minute cancellation of their comicon panel. Knowing that I have planned and executed many events over the years one of my friends asked me about dealing with last minute cancellations. I remembered this story. IN 1986 I had an event planned with Sutcliffe and Sandberg near the end of the season. Due to a last minute family emergency Sut had to cancel. Sut sent a replacement. Initially the fans were disappointed because many didn't quite know who this kid was yet. He was a rookie at the time. IF they got and kept the autograph and remember meeting this gracious young man that day they aren't disappointed now. The kid as you may have guessed by now was one Greg Maddux.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of SB Nation or Al Yellon, managing editor (unless it's a FanPost posted by Al). FanPost opinions are valued expressions of opinion by passionate and knowledgeable baseball fans.

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