Longtime sportswriter and baseball fan Stan Fischler goes beyond the generic sports tale, recounting the funniest, most incredible stories from throughout the Great American Pastime?s long history. Covering teams from across the league, Fischler details the following feats, and 95 more:
Joe DiMaggio committed a case of outfield robbery against Hank Greenberg
A spectator made a pitching change for the Dodgers
Reggie Jackson earned the nickname Mister October?
One-armed Pete Gray plays center field for the St. Louis Browns
Don Larsen pitched a perfect game against the Dodgers in the World Series
Gregg Maddux won the Cy Young Award four times in a row
So get ready to take the field with some of baseball?s greatestand most hilariousplayers and coaches alike!
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