Thursday, November 15, 2012
Nickname #20 -- November 15, 2012
He earned his nickname because of his barrel chest and his aggressive posture. Marines in boot camp end their day with a shout of "Good night Chesty Puller, wherever you are!"
A famous quote which General Puller may have said at the Chosin Reservoir: "We've been looking for the enemy for some time now. We've finally found him. We're surrounded. That simplifies things."
I was happy to learn that Buster Posey is the National League Most Valuable Player.