In Lupica’s column, via CTB reader comeoneman:
“What were you doing going to third?” Damon was asked in the Yankee clubhouse.
Johnny Damon smiled and said, “Trying to keep (Lidge) from throwing a slider.”
And in case you’ve missed the comments in ATH this morning, eagle-eyed and elephant-brained ShysterBall readers recall that Willie Mays and Brandon Phillips both pulled that play off before, stealing against anti-McCovey and anti-Dunn shifts. Please let me know of any others.
Not that it still wasn’t totally cool to see it happen live.