Original caption: 8/2/1935-Philadelphia, PA: "Come on Hercules old kid, put it across the plate and I'll sock it to China" shouts Jimmy Foxx, of the Philadelphia Athletics. He visited a local wood preserving plant to get some of his favorite bats treated. While there, the mighty home run slammer used a 30-foot telegraph pole in this manner. he is trying to win the "Whataman" title from Dizzy Dean.
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