Wednesday, January 15, 2014
On this date in 2011, Roy Hartsfield passed away at age 85.
"Roy" said Donatelli, "if you ever learned to hit that pitch, you'd go to the big leagues."
"And if you learned to call it right," snapped Hartsfield, "we could go on the same train."
Roy Hartsfield and umpire Augie Donatelli during a minor league game (Baseball Digest, July 1960)