The First Field Intruder: Great Moments in Fan History
Field rushing is just as much a part of the fabric of baseball as sunflower seeds and jock straps. Nowadays, it seems fans don’t even bat an eye at an on-field intruder unless the tasers come out of their holsters. But what about the origin of the practice?
On this week’s JoeSportsFan Original, we take you back to a fateful day in 1929, when a brave, and possibly drunken, spectator became the first man to rush the field during a game.