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Liquor is Quicker, Redux

Posted By Emma Span On January 17, 2011 @ 4:32 pm In Bronx Banter,Emma Span,Hot Stove,Yankees | Comments Disabled

A few years back I was shocked to learn [1] that the Yankees had once had a ill-conceived and misbegotten mascot, Dandy, which appears to some kind of upsetting bird-type creature although it is honestly quite hard to be sure. Since everyone involved is eager to deny involvement and sweep poor Dandy under the rug, conflicting information abounds. I first read about Dandy in a book about Yankee history, when I researching a chapter in my own book, and in that post I quote a New York Times article, but it turns out accounts vary as to just when and for how long Dandy stuck around, and what he did or didn’t achieve in his short and blighted existence.

Now the great Flip Flop Fly Ball [2] has discovered this fantastic/terrible photographic evidence of Dandy in his unnatural habitat, “on some guy’s Picasa photo album”:

[3]Ladies and gentlemen, the 1980s.


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[1] I was shocked to learn: http://bronxbanter.baseballtoaster.com/archives/1005978.html

[2] Flip Flop Fly Ball: http://flipflopflyball.tumblr.com/post/2788295824/found-on-some-guys-picasa-photo-album-the

[3] Image: http://bronxbanter.arneson.name/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Dandy.jpg

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