Nice work here by Baumbach tracking down the Ted Kazanski, who until Wednesday was the most recent major leaguer to hit an inside-the-park homer and start a triple play in the same game.

A secondary character in the story is Saul Rogovin, a teammate of Kazanski and one of the best Jewish pitchers ever to come out of Brooklyn - although somewhat behind Sandy Koufax on that list.

In the late 1980s I did a story about Rogovin when he was teaching at Eastern District High in Brooklyn and mentoring a star pitcher at the school named Frankie Rodriguez.

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Rodriguez was drafted in the second round by the Red Sox in 1990 and spent parts of seven seasons in the majors.

I can twist pretty much any sports story into a tangential, personal remembrance of some kind. It's a gift.