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Mirror, mirror on the wall...
Franz Lidz
September 20, 1982
...who's the fairest of them all? Among Yankee hitters, Lou Piniella
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September 20, 1982

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall...

...who's the fairest of them all? Among Yankee hitters, Lou Piniella

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Several years ago, just before the opening game in Milwaukee, Piniella remained at home plate, fine-tuning his stance while the ground crew dismantled the batting cage and began to lime the batter's box. Piniella just stood there, cocking and recocking his bat, completely self-absorbed. The groundskeepers formed a sort of semicircle around him and waited, and waited, and waited.

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