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 n.— «Lidle’s career ended with a 82-72 record and 4.57 ERA in 1,322 2/3 innings for seven teams. He made his living by “painting,” as it’s called, or pitching to the outside corners of the strike zone as a way to compensate for average velocity. A slight 5-11 and 175 pounds, he had no choice.» —“Lidle tragedy shocks Yanks” by Sam Borden New York Daily News (New York City) Oct. 12, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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