Stark: Strange but true feats of the 2013 baseball season

From SABR member Jayson Stark at on December 31, 2013:

How wild and crazy was the thrill-a-minute baseball season of 2013?

So crazy that a guy actually stole FIRST BASE! . . . So insane that an Angels rookie had to hit the first homer of his career TWICE — both off the same pitcher, but against two different teams! . . . And so downright nuts that Mariano Rivera entered a game in a save situation, spun a one-two-three inning and then DIDN’T GET A SAVE!

And if all that could happen in one year, it tells you everything you need to know about what a wacky, wonky, Strange But True kind of season it was. So now, before you get swallowed up by bowl games, confetti and Korbel Brut (not necessarily in that order), let’s look back at the 2013 collection of the awesome Strange But True Feats of the Year.

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Originally published: December 31, 2013. Last Updated: December 31, 2013.