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BALLADS OF PAST GLORIES
Written for The Day Book by Berton Braley.
Jeff may come back from his slump, Nelson may manage it, too,
Corbett recover his jump, stranger things often come true;
(Leastwise in fiction they do), yet it's a sad circumstance,
Never this play, shall vou view "Tinker to Evers to Chance!"
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Say, but n; was a trump ( mat Cub machine that we knew)
It was the boss of the dump, it was the mightiest crew!
Wow, how we use to hurroo! Watching that outfit advance,
Seeing that double put through "Tinker to Evers to Chance!"
Murphy was always a chump, so he has wrenched things askew;
Someone should hand him a bump, hand him, in fact, quite a few!
Dull is the future in hue, gone is the glow, the romance!
This was the bleacherite?' cue "Tinker to Evers to Chance!
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Fans, we may rightly be blue, over the land's vast expanse;
Busted this trio boo hoo! "Tinker to Evers to Chance!"