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Pitts rides Arkansas-or-bust career plan

The crossroads of Gaylen Pitts’ baseball career in the spring of 1969 caused him to regard it as his now or-never, make-or-break year. George Silvey, one of the St. Louis Cardinals overseers, thought Pitts needed another year in Class A, and intended to return him to Modesto, Calif.

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