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Columbus Clippers teaming with National Guard to distribute face masks

Morning news and notes for Friday, April 10, 2020

The Columbus Clippers have joined the growing list of MLB and MiLB organizations stepping up to help in this time of crisis. For every $25 or more spent in the Clippers Cargo Store, the Clippers will donate two face masks to the Central Ohio Community.

There was never a bad time to buy a Los Veleros hat, but it’s an even better time now.

Indians news-ish

Who will have the Indians’ next retired number? | MLB

Mandy Bell ponders the idea of which Indians legend will have the honor of their number hanging in the right field shipping containers next.

Ed Bang’s All-Time Indians List from 1949 | Twitter

I thought about making this into a full post, but there probably isn’t enough there. In the meantime, check out this neat Indians’ best-of list from all the way back in 1949, which I found while going through old issues of Baseball Digest.

Charlie Jamieson over Shoeless Joe Jackson is the only real big error, and the author doesn’t seem to be omitting Jackson purely because of the Black Sox scandal, either. He just loves him some Charlie Jamieson.

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