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  1. Notwithstanding what seems to be the overwhelming consensus regarding authorship of this quote, [7] (with even baseball's HOF casually dubbing it a "Kinerism" [8] and Kiner himself claiming it was simply "a good ad lib" on his part [9] ), the fact remains that the first documented instance of Ralph Kiner uttering those words, which occurred during the 1978 NLCS, [7] was preceded in print not once but twice. The first instance—more than 3 months earlier—was by LA Times beat writer Dan Hafner; the second, by Ray Didinger in Baseball Digest . Neither makes any mention of Kiner. [10] [11]

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Garry Maddox
Garry Maddox 1974.jpg
Maddox in 1974
Center fielder
Born: (1949-09-01) September 1, 1949 (age 72)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 1972, for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
April 20, 1986, for the Philadelphia Phillies