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Old 05-12-2018, 07:12 AM
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Default The Ookies

Its time to celebrate the Ookies.

You gotta admit Mookie Betts is off to a good start this year and may ultimately be the best Ookie in major league history.

But not so long ago Mookie Wilson was lighting it up a little for the Mets.

And dont forget Cookie Lavagetto, whose walkoff double plated two runs in the fourth game of the 1947 and broke up Bevins no hitter with two out in the ninth.
I was six weeks old at the time, but remember it like it was yesterday.

The list just gets longer with the addition of Cookie Rojas, Nookie Logan, Cookie Cuccurullo and Rookie Davis.

I hesitate to include Pokey Reese, not only because he is short an o, but encouraging you all to show your pokeys might not be wise.

Lets see em. Show us your Ookies.
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Old 05-12-2018, 08:03 AM
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Carlos "Cookie" Carrasco is off to a solid start as well.
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Old 05-12-2018, 10:28 AM
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Here's a Cookie for you.
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Old 05-12-2018, 10:56 AM
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The 1960 managers subset is a favorite on mine

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Old 05-12-2018, 04:25 PM
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Edd 'Kookie' Byrnes
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:31 AM
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Can't forget about "Tookie".
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:45 AM
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Old 05-15-2018, 11:50 AM
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Peter,

I also thought of that one, but I did not want to sully the board with her image. I now have to go take a hot shower and try to remove that image from my brain. Oink, oink!!
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