THE HALL OF FAMOUS JOKES
(this joke is especially for Mark Brutus, who laughed till I thought
he would die)
Famy was the greatest pitcher and some believed the greatest baseball
player, period, who ever lived. He single-handedly pitched his team
to the World Series, and they easily won the three games he was able
to pitch in the Series. However, the other team won three games while
Milt was resting. Now, in the 7th game of the World Series, Milt was
The game was a 0-0 pitcher's battle
as Milt Famy walked out to the mound for the bottom of the 9th inning.
Milt took the sign from the catcher, wound up and pitched. A ball.
He quickly pitched three more balls and walked the first batter.
A stir went through the crowd. Milt Famy rarely walked anyone,
let alone on four pitches.
The next batter came up, and Milt walked
him on four pitches, too. Then two more batters. The game and
the Series were lost!
As the runner on third base crossed
home plate with the winning run, he glanced out at the pitcher's mound
and saw a can of beer fall out the back pocket of Milt Famy's
It was all too obvious what had happened.
Milt Famy had been drinking between innings! The runner pointed
to the beer and shouted out, "That's the beer that made Milt
Famy walk us!"
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