There's always one (as the Taylor Swift lyrics 'this is why we can't have nice things' plays in my head). An overenthusiastic and brazen Philadelphia Phillies fan crashed the field during Game 5 of the World Series, and it ended badly.
He is perhaps best known for being the only pitcher in Major League Baseball history to throw a perfect game in the World Series on October 8 1956, but this New York Yankees great did do much more, and on Wednesday he stepped onto the mound in heaven.
The Freehold Little League All-Star team got a police and fire escort as they began their trip to Bristol, Connecticut for the Mid-Atlantic regional tournament, their first stop on the road to the Little League World Series.
I decided I would keep a journal during the World Series so I can have a reminder of how I felt during this monumental time in my Mets fan life.
Game 1. I write this entry with exactly 174 minutes of sleep after staying awake for literally the longest game in the history of the World Series, and what do I have to show for it...