A reader named Brad wrote in to ask if we could track down the video for this one. It's Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt scoring from first on a wild pitch during a game against the Mets on April 18, 1988. Hardball Times remembered it several months ago, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. But this is…
Then how about some videos of past baseball greats trying to keep you off the crack and the coke?
Anyone who tells you that baseball players looked goofier in the '70s than they do now is forgetting out ridiculous the soul patch is going to look in 15 years. (Seriously, what is it with pitchers and soul patch? Is that some bizarre superstition that supposed to keep your sinker down? Anyway.)