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RIP, Charlie Lea

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Smasher_Sloan, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Sad day for Expos fans:


  2. Elliotte Friedman

    Elliotte Friedman Moderator Staff Member

    Wow, I remember his no-hitter well. Sad.

  3. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member


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  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Saw him shut down the late 80s Brewers when he pitched for the Twins. RIP.
  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Not sure but that may be the first no-hitter I can remember. It's either him or Len Barker (or did Nolan Ryan throw one in 1980?). Sounds like he was a wonderful guy.
  6. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    The nine French-born major leaguers:


    Aside from Bruce Bochy, Lea the best known. Even a Steve Jeltz sighting there, too.
  7. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Lea's no-hitter happened on May 10, 1981, Barker threw a perfecto against Toronto five days later and Ryan no-hit the Dodgers in September of that year.
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