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Remember Ford, but Not Nixon?



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Then you’re probably just the right age to be encouraged by the news that last night Jamie Moyer, age 49, became the oldest pitcher ever to win a major-league game. And he did it in style, too — 7 innings pitched, 6 hits and 2 walks, and he allowed just 2 runs, both unearned. Box score here. (I personally can remember Nixon but not LBJ, which means I passed the Older-Than-Every-Baseball-Player milestone half a decade ago, when both of the Franco “brothers,” John and Julio, had finally retired. Now I’m older than the president too.)


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