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Charlie Hough who was born in the 1940s, played for the Florida Marlins for two years.

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He's 45 in that photo.  He looks 70.  We've discussed countless times how people used to age faster back in the day, probably due to drugs or just not taking care of themselves, but man he looks bad.

 

Also looks like a clown in that clown hat they used to wear.  Looks like he's going to play golf at the retirement community.

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On 9/17/2020 at 11:59 PM, Davidellias said:

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Charlie Hough who was born in the 1940s, played for the Florida Marlins for two years.

 

Because Hough threw the first pitch in Marlins history, he will always be to some extent associated with that team, despite the fact that he was with them for only a short time in a long career. (Of course his main association is with the Dodgers; he can be seen in every showing of the clip of Reggie Jackson's historic three home runs in game six of the 1977 World Series.)

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On 9/17/2020 at 11:59 PM, Davidellias said:

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Charlie Hough who was born in the 1940s, played for the Florida Marlins for two years.

As a Miami kid who didn't start watching baseball consistently until the Marlins became a team, this is not a specifically "wrong uniform." I think there are ways to have a uniform still be positively associated with someone who may have a different "right" uniform. Obviously Hough had greater success before the Marlins but the only clips I keep seeing of Charlie Hough over the last thirty years have been him pitching in the Marlins' inaugural game. When I see Charlie Hough, I think Marlins 1993, not Dodgers. Of course I'm not saying his Dodgers uniform is wrong I'm just saying there can be right uniform and wrong uniform but there can also be a middle ground.

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4 hours ago, DC in Da House w/o a Doubt said:

Too early to put future Hall of Famer Randy Arozarena's time on the Cardinals on here?

 

Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training: You Can't Stop Randy Arozarena

Except for a Steve Nash situation, I dont think 19 games and 1 HR will be his right uniform

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On 10/9/2020 at 1:42 PM, SilverBullet1929 said:

As a Miami kid who didn't start watching baseball consistently until the Marlins became a team, this is not a specifically "wrong uniform." I think there are ways to have a uniform still be positively associated with someone who may have a different "right" uniform. Obviously Hough had greater success before the Marlins but the only clips I keep seeing of Charlie Hough over the last thirty years have been him pitching in the Marlins' inaugural game. When I see Charlie Hough, I think Marlins 1993, not Dodgers. Of course I'm not saying his Dodgers uniform is wrong I'm just saying there can be right uniform and wrong uniform but there can also be a middle ground.

 

That's how I feel about Roy Halladay.  His biggest moments and highlights were with the Phillies, and that's how many passive fans probably associate him, but he obviously became a star and played more years with Toronto, and that's probably technically his 'right' uniform.

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