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Ernie Tyler

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Ernie Tyler

Ernie Tyler

Ernie Tyler

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Mark Hyman profiles Ernie Tyler, a 74 year old ball-boy for the Baltimore Orioles who hasn't missed a home game since opening day in 1960. Tyler is responsible for conditioning the balls by rubbing mud into them before games, which takes the glare off the new bright white balls. It's one of the tasks Tyler has performed for so long that he's become invaluable to the Orioles and legendary in baseball.