Hot corner a difficult position to master

To be successful at third base, a player must have a lot of courage, among other things

Originally Published: February 6, 2012
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN.com

Lou: What's the fellow's name on third base? Bud: What is the fellow's name on second base. Lou: I'm not askin' ya who's on second. Bud: Who's on first? Lou: I don't know. Bud and Lou: Third base!

On the mythical St. Louis Wolves team in Abbott and Costello's famed routine, the third baseman's name is I Don't Know. Bud and Lou could not have used a more appropriate moniker for the poor fellow. In the history of Major League Baseball, third base has been the most misunderstood, misrepresented ...

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