Final Day 1 pick is Tulane SS Prince

One final blurb on the Brewers’ sixth and final pick on Day 1 of the First-Year Player Draft:

Round 3, Josh Prince, SS, Tulane University:  Another college junior, Prince is a quality defender and runner who ranked among the nation’s collegiate leaders with 43 stolen bases this season. He led the Green Wave with a .342 batting average on the strength of 23 extra-base hits, including six home runs.  He was named second team All-Conference USA.

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Glad you could stay home.. My new boss doesn’t care if I ever go into the office.. fine by me.. Last boss wasn’t peesald if I did a Friday at home. I still burned through $430 on the gas card with local trips last month including one NYC round trip last month and my son’s car. ouch ! Yesterday with the help of my wlan extender, I did get a sunburn while working outside on the laptop. Jerry

I missed the Suez Crisis in Tripoli by a year. I was ensecnsod in a Scottish school by then, and living within a stones throw of the Bridge over The Doon River made famous in Brigadoon . Our fuel costs climbed dramatically to over $4 a gallon, and we were rationed to six gallons a week. Our vehicle at the time was a mild mannered and economical Mercedes Benz 180. It boasted an 1,800 cc engine and well under a hundred horsepower. Gas mileage was tremendous, and six gallons got us way over a hundred fifty miles. Since Scotland is so tiny compared to the ZI (USA) we were able to continue our normal ex-patriot lives. My old man was deeply involved in Prestwick AFB politics, and I was happy to roam unhindered on public transportation. My Mom frequently visited Glasgow or Edinborough for shopping trips that usually resulted in little being purchased, but ladies from the base enjoying the hospitality of the finer thirst quenching establishments in those towns. The train ran both directions, and fare was low for the most luxurious seats. Driving while under the influence was an unheard of violation simply because only a few drove. It seemed everyone drank however. I learned at an early age to know the better places to purchase Scotch, and which pubs served an honest half and half .Frankly, I wish I had been able to endure the Crisis in Tripoli. In 1956 I was a junior by American ranking, but was a sixteen year old by Scottish standards. What that meant in the fifties in Scotland was that almost all my contemporaries had left school the prior year at age fifteen. The Scots set no store by July 4th, and considered our celebrations to be more foolishness. I would have rather had camel rides and even a donky ride! We quietly hid our celebration at the base, and tried not to offend.

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Your story was really informative, thanks!

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