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09-01-2013, 05:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Big Phil View Post
...is it so hard to believe that several players worked in the summers until the time things really changed in 1972?
No, not at all. Your journeyman players, vast majority of the league likely did just that. But not the top 20%, and Phil Esposito was certainly that by 72, as in top 5%. If he was having to work summers beyond about 1969/70 Id be very surprised.

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