A black man is getting a standing ovation in the Deep South for breaking the record of the all time idol of baseball. This is a great moment for all of us” … Vin Scully
Although many memories are hazy after thirty some years, I can still vividly remember where I was when Henry Aaron broke [...]
One of the biggest media hoaxes in modern times was perpetrated on a baseball-starved country 25 years ago today.
On April 1, 1985, Sports Illustrated printed a bio piece, written by George Plimpton, about an unknown phenom–Sidd Finch–who was trying out for the Mets and could throw a baseball 168 miles per hour, even though he wore only [...]