Originally Posted by Bob Borkowski
Adding Vic Wertz - Wertz hit the long fly ball that Willie Mays caught in the 1954 World Series. It went over 450 feet to dead center at the Polo Grounds in New York, and a sportswriter said, "It would have been a home run in any other park, including Yellowstone."
The pitcher who faced Wertz was Don Liddle and Wertz was the only batter he faced that day. Reportedly, he commented breezily on his arrival afterward in the dugout, "Well, I got my man."