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Tug McGraw
Frank McGraw
Tug McGraw.
BornAugust 30, 1944
Martinez, California
DiedJanuary 5, 2004
Nashville, Tennessee
Relief pitcher for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies 1965-1984. Won World Series in 1969 and 1980.

The repository contains two quotes from Tug McGraw.

SportsGrowing Old

The Phillies offered me a contract to come back in January. The only contingency was that I had to lose twenty. So I lost twenty, reported to spring training, only to find there was a huge misunderstanding. They were talking years, not pounds.

Comebacks

Upon being asked whether he preferred grass to an artificial surface:

I donít know. Iíve never smoked AstroTurf.