Let 'er rip
raised eyebrow. In a 1961 game against Illinois, according to the book, Lund shouted "Let 'er rip!" from the dugout--his verbal code for an incoming fastball. Batter Ed Hood--a future Ann Arbor attorney and city council member--let rip a game-winning single that clinched the Big Ten championship.
[Originally published in December, 2009.]
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