Friday, April 1, 2011

Remembering Sidd Finch

Photo courtesy Sports Illustrated

After more than twenty-five years you'd think that we could get over the loss of this young man to baseball. But I, for one, cannot. Today is the day to remember this brilliant young ballplayer and something of a lost soul.

Photo courtesy Sports Illustrated

For those who never knew of, or who would like to revisit this young ballplayer's brief moment of fame, the original Sports Illustrated story by George Plimpton is here:

For those who would prefer to examine Mr. Finch's full career, let me refer you to Plimpton's deeper exploration available on Amazon, and in the Wake and Durham County Libraries.

Enjoy April First!

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