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Baseball: the curious case of sidd finch

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posted on Jun, 23 2004 @ 07:53 PM
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a little known piece of baseball history...

www.bostonbaseball.com...



Ben

posted on Jun, 23 2004 @ 09:20 PM
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it is curious very curious.



posted on Jun, 24 2004 @ 09:26 AM
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Thats really weird. Not something you see everyday.

Good find toejam



posted on Jun, 24 2004 @ 08:53 PM
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Hmm, I wonder if he really lost his control, or if that was just a story he made up to avoid the limelight.



posted on Jun, 24 2004 @ 09:20 PM
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I doubt that he lost his control over a couple of days, but it is a rather odd case, so that may be the truth



posted on Jun, 24 2004 @ 10:15 PM
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A friend of mine just told me that this was just a fabrication of Plimpton's, done as an April fools joke.



posted on Jun, 25 2004 @ 05:40 AM
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yes it was...good one gibbs baby...it was a great story back when it was published and it still holds up well..this story has been on several lists of the best april fools jokes in history, and they also expanded it into a book...good job



posted on Jun, 25 2004 @ 12:00 PM
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Ah, I just have to thank my buddy Tim, he's a librarian at Penn State, he's got plenty of time on his hands



posted on Jun, 25 2004 @ 05:46 PM
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this story was published in SI as a serious article when it came out..(note the date on the article) i remember that it had everyone fooled when it was written, it has become one of the classic pieces of baseball writing...hope you enjoyed it



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