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Carl Bubble

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on January 30, 2004

    The (literally) giant starting pitcher in Porky’s Baseball Broadcast (Freleng, 1940). Carl Hubbell was a well-known New York Giant pitcher of this era, now in the Baseball Hall of Fame, who is remembered for inventing the screwball, and for a memorable All-Star game in which he struck out five of the most feared American League hitters of the day in a row -- including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Jimmy Foxx.

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