30 for 30 Shorts: Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball «30 for 30 Shorts: Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball Our latest film, directed by Peter Sillen, breaks down the tale of a Mets prospect who was so phenomenal that he was too good to be true APRIL 1, 2015

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Sidd Finch In its April 1985 edition, Sports Illustrated published an article by George Plimpton that described an incredible rookie baseball player who was training at the Mets camp in St. Petersburg, Florida. The player was named Sidd Finch (Sidd being short for Siddhartha, the Indian mystic in Hermann Hesse's book

In honor of the April Fools, here are some of the best pranks ever pulled off.

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30 for 30 Shorts: Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball

Baseball-Minors 24441: New York Mets Sidd Finch 30Th Anniversary 1985-2015 Jersey L Brooklyn Cyclones -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $129.97 on eBay!

Baseball-Minors 24441: New York Mets Sidd Finch 30Th Anniversary 1985-2015 Jersey L Brooklyn Cyclones -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $129.97 on eBay!

New York Mets: The Legend of Sidd Finch

Here on April Fool's Day, let us look back at the greatest joke played on baseball fans - the legend of New York Mets phenom Sidd Finch.

Epic April Fool's joke. EPIC!!  |  30 for 30 Shorts - Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball - ESPN Video

30 for 30 Shorts - Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball - ESPN Video

Epic April Fool's joke. EPIC!! | 30 for 30 Shorts - Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball - ESPN Video

Baseball Extras: The Curious Case of Sidd Finch THE CURIOUS CASE OF SIDD FINCH by George Plimpton  Sports Illustrated April 1, 1985 Baseball Extras: The Curious Case of Sidd Finch The secret cannot…

THE CURIOUS CASE OF SIDD FINCH by George Plimpton

Baseball Extras: The Curious Case of Sidd Finch THE CURIOUS CASE OF SIDD FINCH by George Plimpton Sports Illustrated April 1, 1985 Baseball Extras: The Curious Case of Sidd Finch The secret cannot…

Sidd Finch

Sidd Finch

"Il curioso caso di Sidd Finch" di George Plimpton

"Il curioso caso di Sidd Finch" di George Plimpton

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