September 26, 2005

ALIEN TECHNOLOGY IS EVEN BETTER THAN STEROIDS (via Robert Schwartz):

Joe Bauman, 83, Who Hit 72 Homers as Minor Leaguer, Dies (RICHARD GOLDSTEIN, 9/22/05, NY Times)

Joe Bauman, who hit 72 home runs in 1954 playing for a minor league team in Roswell, N.M., setting a single-season record for professional baseball that stood for nearly half a century, died Tuesday at a hospital in Roswell. He was 83.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 26, 2005 8:42 AM
Comments

Roswell NM -- hmm.

Posted by: erp at September 26, 2005 9:15 AM

I wonder if he was the inspiration for the X-Files episode "The Unnatural."

Posted by: Bob Hawkins at September 26, 2005 10:47 AM

RTWA:

You could have won a lot of trivia contests on Baughman's name.

There was nothing un-natural about his acheivement. He was a big strong country boy playing in a small park at high altitude.

Posted by: Robert Schwartz at September 26, 2005 6:17 PM
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