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10-18-2011, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Protest View Post
Isn't it funny how much older athletes look and seem when they get into their late 30's, than non athletes? I feel like Timonen is 53 years old, but he's only my brother's age.
Willie Mays in the 1973 World Series is a textbook example of athletes aging not-so gracefully. Viewers were actually sympathetic because of his play and media members cited it. He retired after that Series. It probably doesn't resonate in contemporary discussions but for subject matter in a historic context, there are few examples more prominent considering the center stage of the event.

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