Originally Posted by chicoruiz
Stu Miller (84)- Quintessential junkball pitcher; threw an assortment of offspeed stuff that registered as slow as 53 mph. Combined on a no-hitter with Steve Barber. Surrendered Mickey Mantle's 500th home run.
Miller's claim to fame is that he was supposedly 'blown off the mound' by a gust of wind during the 1961 All-Star Game at Candlestick Park. He claims that the wind simply caused him to lose his balance while on the rubber resulting in a balk.
Ok, so the media exaggerates things. Who'd a thunk it?!