Joe O'Shea

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Nixon, Sadler: This Generation's Silver Dust Twins?

If Jim Rice and Fred Lynn were the Gold Dust Twins of their era, then it could be argued that Pawtucket second baseman Donnie Sadler and outfielder Trot Nixon are the Silver Dust Twins of their generation. Okay, maybe the Bronze Dust Twins would be more appropriate. This is a lofty comparison, sure, but an arguable one given the everyday-player development gulf between the mid-1970s and the Dan Duquette regime.
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