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Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee shouts at an umpire's call from the dugout during action in third World Series game against the Cincinnati Reds at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1975. The Reds won 6-5 in the tenth inning. (AP Photo)

Q: What’s the nickname of the starting pitcher of Games 2 and 7 of the 1975 World Series? Bonus: Who would be his future manager, whom he still despises, and what was the pitcher’s “pet” nickname for him? 
 
 
 

A: Bill “The Spaceman” Lee. He had a falling out in 1978 with manager Don “The Gerbil” Zimmer, which has lasted to the present day.

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