John Farrell misused a valuable piece of information. And with one rash decision, Boston’s manager might have done the Yanks a huge favor.
For being such a great player, Brett had — prior to the Pine Tar Incident — gained his greatest national attention for an ill-timed case of hemorrhoids during the 1980 World Series.
George Brett raced from of the dugout, his arms flailing wildly after his home run was taken away in the infamous “Pine Tar Game.”
“That first at-bat will be a little tough,” the Hall of Fame third baseman, one of the 27 players in the 3,000 Hit Club Jeter is seeking to join, said of Thursday night’s Yankees game.