File this under “I did not know that.” Derek Trucks is the great-nephew of baseball pitcher Virgil Trucks, who pitched two no-hitters for the Detroit Tigers in the 1950s. Derek and his family are actually big baseball fans, and he even kept a Virgil Trucks baseball card on one of his guitars for years. MLB.com columnist Peter Gammons has written an article about a recent meeting between Derek and Virgil. It’s a pretty interesting read, so go check it out. Also, baseball season is right around the corner.
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