This Man Is Named Lean Boswell

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Lean Got Damn Boswell

And this is the day you learned of a man — a base-balling man — named Lean Boswell.

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3 years 3 months ago

Back then his name was considered dreadfully bland

Bobby Higginson
Bobby Higginson
3 years 3 months ago

Boswell, of course, earned his name through his infamous love of prescription cough syrup containing codeine and promethazine, which he would mix with soft drinks and hard candy and drink throughout the day. He was noted for playing old-timey records in the clubhouse in a slowed down and choppy manner.