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Amos Otis - Professional Baseball Career
... However, he put in some time in the outfield, third base, and first base while playing in the minors ... At the end of the season, Royals general manager Cedric Tallis sent third base prospect Joe Foy to the Mets, in exchange for the young Otis ... On September 7, 1971, he became the first player since 1927 to steal five bases in one game ...

Famous quotes containing the word bases:

    In the beginning was the word, the word
    That from the solid bases of the light
    Abstracted all the letters of the void....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    The information links are like nerves that pervade and help to animate the human organism. The sensors and monitors are analogous to the human senses that put us in touch with the world. Data bases correspond to memory; the information processors perform the function of human reasoning and comprehension. Once the postmodern infrastructure is reasonably integrated, it will greatly exceed human intelligence in reach, acuity, capacity, and precision.
    Albert Borgman, U.S. educator, author. Crossing the Postmodern Divide, ch. 4, University of Chicago Press (1992)

    The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars or revolutions.
    Paul Deman (1919–1983)