Friday, April 1, 2005
NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Everyone is expecting a good
battle between the Boston Red Sox and New York
Yankees when the two teams square off Sunday (Apr. 3) to
start the baseball season, but neither team will probably have a
player score 33 runs without ever coming to bat.
Unknown Baseball Records Slide Into Book
Thats the rare feat world-class sprinter Herb Washington
achieved with the Oakland Athletics in 1974-75 because he
only played in games as a pinch-runner during his brief career.
Thats just one unusual trivia tidbit that can be found
in the new book, Can a Dead Man Strike Out? (Santa Monica
Some other wacky baseball records include...
The shortest game in major league history was 51 minutes
compared to the typical three-hour affair when the
New York Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies in
Finally, the 1959 Chicago White Sox scored 11 runs
in one inning, but what makes it even more impressive and
a record is that all runs came off of only one hit!
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