?Josh Pulliam, 27, as the Cubs fan who sparked last month's brawl between the Dodgers and the Wrigley crowd by stealing L.A. catcher Chad Kreuter's hat. Pulliam is a customer service rep for NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group, a subsidiary of the Tribune Company, which owns the Cubs.
?By Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, 18 Dallas season-ticket holders with perfect attendance in 1999-00. Cuban treated the fans to lunch at The Palm in Dallas.
? Cardinals pitcher Darryl Kile, who shaved everything but his eyebrows and head after losing a bet that teammate Pat Hentgen wouldn't get a hit off Arizona's Randy Johnson.
?The Orioles, from hotels in overbooked New York City on the night of June 7. Manager Mike Hargrove and most of the Orioles, who were scheduled to make up a June 6 rainout with the Mets the next day, had to fly home to Baltimore when they couldn't secure enough rooms for the team and its entourage within 90 minutes of Shea Stadium. They jetted back the next morning and lost 8-7.