Quick Fact: Catcher Dave Bresnahan threw a potato to trick a runner…

Catcher Dave Bresnahan threw a potato to trick a runner home. The minor leagues kicked him out and was later quoted saying “Lou Gehrig had to play in 2,130 consecutive games and hit .340 for his number to be retired, and all I had to do was bat .140 and throw a potato.”. Ref: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BB%26T_Ballpark_at_Historic_Bowman_Field

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