#126- Old Hoss Radbourn, SP1


Year Inducted: 1939 (Veterans Committee)

Score: 21522

The Internet can be a crazy place sometimes.  Never before in the history of man has there been such a venue for the public to see the absolute creativity of so many people.  Twitter, especially, has been ground breaking.  Many sports figures have a Twitter account, including Hank Aaron and Joe Morgan.  The problem becomes when the image of someone on the Internet takes away from who they really are.  Would Chuck Norris be as known today if not for all the Chuck Norris jokes?  Probably not.  Unfortunately, the way that some people know of Old Hoss Radbourn isn’t due to his fantastic pitching resume, it’s from a Twitter account.

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