Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Mississippi Trivia

14. S. B. "Sam" Vick of Oakland, played for the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. He was the only man ever to pinch hit for baseball great Babe Ruth.

Source: visitmississippi.org

1 comment:

Richard Burns, Oxford said...

I think it is in error to list Mr.
Sam Vick (the only man to ever pinch hit for Babe Ruth) as being from Oakland, Mississippi. He was
from Pope, MS -- but may have lived
on an Oakland RFD route.
--- Richard Burns, Oxford, MS