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Joe Adcock

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Birth Anniversary of Joe Adcock

 

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Joe Adcock Studio Session Jam

 

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Joe Adcock "This One's For You"

 

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Joe Adcock "a song for dogs"

 

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1953 BOWMAN COLOR No. 151 - Joe Adcock

Joseph Wilbur Adcock was a major league baseball player and manager in the Major and Minor Leagues. He was best known as a first baseman and right-handed slugger with the powerful Milwaukee Braves teams of the 1950s, whose career included numerous home run feats. A sure-handed defensive player, he also retired with the third highest career fielding percentage by a first baseman (.994). His nickname "Billy Joe" was modeled after Vanderbilt University basketball star "Billy Joe Adcock" and was popularized by Vin Scully.
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