The baseball soared into the early-morning blackness, heading toward the left-field foul pole. Tracking the flight of the ball he’d just hit, Carlton Fisk began to frantically flap his arms in an effort to will it fair.
Burglars broke into Carlton Fisk's home in Manatee, FL yesterday, according to a lengthy report in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Despite the presence of valuable baseball memorabilia and, presumably, electronics, jewelry and other frequently pilfered items, the burglars took only one thing:
Every October baseball marvels at itself and its history. Sometimes the history at which the game marvels includes Carlton Fisk's home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, when Fisk hit a twelfth-inning walk-off to force a seventh game. That happened 37 years ago Sunday. This, from Monday, reports TMZ, is not so…