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Are the St. Louis Cardinals releasing the worst baseball bobble…

Are the St. Louis Cardinals releasing the worst baseball bobblehead ever?

yahoo.com Updated Apr 5, 2013
This season the Oakland Athletics are giving away a Coco Crisp bobblehead that does the "Bernie Lean." The Cleveland Indians have one coming of Albert Belle flexing his muscles. And the St. Louis Cardinals ... they have a guy who's BFFs with t…
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    Apr 5
    Dan Straily struck out 11 batters to lead the Athletics past the Astros 8-3.

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    Apr 5
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    Apr 5
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