1- The fastest pitch on record was clocked at 434mph on what was almost certainly a broken radar gun.
2-Minor league relief pitcher Bo Strewdiger has admitted to once racking up $75 bill for Party Chat Line from the bullpen phone.
3- Following his athletic career, "Oil Can" Boyd made a good living as a mechanic.
4- Along with seventh inning stretch, baseball games at one time also included third inning nap.
5- "Bump" Bailey from classic baseball flick "The Natural" is still only outfielder to die by crashing into outfield wall.