It's No Fun Being A Witness To History

My advice to anyone who was in the stands when David Wells pitched his perfect game for the New York Yankees last week is simple: Have your ticket stub notarized. Otherwise, nobody is going to believe you. I speak as someone who was there when Carl DeRose pitched his perfect game for the Kansas City Blues of the American Association in 1947. Yes, I was. Really.

Last week New York was celebrating. The mayor declared David Wells Day--which was surprising, because the way the mayor has been acting lately, a lot of people expected him to declare Rudolph Giuliani Day, featuring...

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