The Real McCoyHere’s an interesting story, courtesy of 100 Percent Injury Rate.

Bill Henry, a former Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher, died last Thursday. At least, that’s what was reported in the papers.

But that news came as a shock to the real Bill Henry, who found out about his death when he read his own obituary.


Seems some schmuck was impersonating Henry for the last 20 years or so. And the only reason Henry or anybody else found out about it is the impostor went and died.

Read the whole story at 100 Percent Injury Rate.

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  1. Amen, Sarah. Lowell is my favorite Sox player after Varitek. He mixes a professional daily attitude with a child-like sense of joy during big moments.

    Turning point for me happened at a game I was at in 2006, though I forget the opponent. Popup into foul territory in the first inning. He and Tek rush for it, and at the last second, Lowell dives flat out to make the catch. It’s been part of the NESN Sox montage ever since.

  2. I wouldn’t mind seeing him in a Phillies uniform next season…

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