Archive for April, 2008

April Fools hindsight: Sidd Finch sets the bar, 22 years going

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

I saw a few good April Fools pranks floating around the net.

Josh Kopelman’s UNfunded
Michael Arrington’s $25 million suit against Facebook
Jason Busch’s departure to the analyst world

Sports Illustrated set the standard over 20 years ago with their story about Sidd Finch

He’s a pitcher, part yogi and part recluse. Impressively liberated from our opulent life-style, Sidd’s deciding about yoga — and his future in baseball

Google generally does a good job, but no one has matched Sidd Finch.