Brock had spat on a teacher and for punishment had to write a book report about baseball, presumably to teach him about life beyond Collinston. A star athlete in high school, he was accepted into Southern University on a work-study scholarship, nearly failed, but remained with the college when a baseball tryout led to an athletic scholarship.
Brock signed with the Cubs as an amateur free agent in , made his major league debut late in the following season and was in the starting lineup by After batting just.
Louis overtake Philadelphia and win the pennant. Meanwhile, Broglio was finished by He was an game winner in but, as the Cubs would discover, had ongoing arm problems and never reached double digits in victories again. It was his first assignment. Johnny Cash. Various Artists. Country , Folk. John Denver. Leon September 8, Various Artists — Jazz Ballads Vol.
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