Monday, June 17, 2013
In '69, Gazette paperboys go to Yankee game, see Bouton pitch, weird on-field scene
By Jeff Wilkin
Capital Region Scrapbook
On June 15, 1969, Gazette paperboys were treated to a game at Yankee Stadium. They saw Jim Bouton, former Yankee and soon-to-be-author of "Ball Four, pitch. And they saw hundreds of kids swarm the field on a second rain delay, which may have contributed to the game being shortened....