Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Once in a lifetime?

I've been watching baseball since about 1984.  Let's assume that for the past 26 years, I've watched/listened to about 100 games a year (probably an underestimate).  That's 2,600 games.  I've seen perfect games, unassisted triple plays, even guys hitting a grand slam on their first pitch in the bigs.  But I've never ever ever seen the fake-to-third-throw-to-first pick-off attempt actually work, until tonight, when Tim Wakefield snared some hapless Tampa Bay Ray.