To make up for his untimely bolt from the office - what reader would begrudge a guy a little Super Bowl merry-making - [ABE]'s got all the S.B. XVIII trivia column answers.
Dear Abe, In Squire Millet's question, Burt "Barney" Shotton did indeed manage in civies in the late 1940s. He managed the Dodgers between Durocher and Dressen. His only concession to a uniform was to wear a Dodgers' warmup jacket and cap.
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