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1973 Topps Denny McLain 630 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾

On the one hand, I love Denny McLain because in the “Year of the Pitcher”, 1968, he still managed to stand out by winning 30 games, the last time that will ever occur.

On the other hand, when he was with the Senators, he tried his best to get manager Ted Williams fired, and as a huge fan of Teddy Ballgame, it makes me kind of hate him.

Yet, on a third hand, Denny McLain is the only baseball player I know who ever played The Girl from Ipenema on the Ed Sullivan Show. He was terrific on the organ! So I love him again.