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Was Herb Score the Best Pitcher MLB Could Have Seen?

Published by on May 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

When I was a seven or eight-year-old kid growing up in West Virginia, I was always playing baseball, sometimes with others, and at times alone.

I would go through the motions of pitching, as though I were in a real game. I was actually throwing the baseball at a retaining wall about four feet tall, which was made from cross-ties from a railroad nearby.

Being a natural right-handed person, I taught myself how to throw left-handed. I had it down too, folks. I am telling you, my delivery was smooth. This was just before Sandy Koufax hit his stride in LA. I would emulate stars of the time period.

Media was very rudimentary then, almost prehistoric if you compare it with today. There was a game of the week on ...

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