I Was Piggybacked By The Piggyback Bandit

The Piggyback Bandit, aka Sherwin Shayegan, is the bogeyman of high school sports. As chronicled by Grantland's Bryan Curtis, the 31-year-old Shayegan has spent the last few years showing up randomly at sporting events, pretending to be a player, manager, reporter—anything to get close enough to the players to hop on… » 9/24/12 11:05am 9/24/12 11:05am

The Second Time They Met, Jeffrey Maier Didn't Dare Mess With Tony…

When I met Jeffrey Maier, he was Coach Maier and I had no idea who he was. Of course I remembered the boy who stole an out from two feet above Tony Tarasco's glove and turned it into an eight inning, game-tying home run in the '96 ALDS. The Yankees would win the game, and the series, and the championship.… » 7/02/12 3:00pm 7/02/12 3:00pm