this-day-in-baseball: July 5, 2001 Pirates’ m…

this-day-in-baseball:

July 5, 2001
Pirates’ manager Lloyd McClendon is fined $1000 for walking off the field with first base during a June 26 game against the Brewers. It marks the first time a major league manager is fined for a ‘stolen’ base.

Ed. Note: On vacation this week. Enjoy this classic post.