Ed Rand has rooted against the Yankees all his life. He recently became ecstatic, or least extremely pleased, when he read an article in an old baseball magazine about how Bob Cerv was sent to Kansas City and how the Yankees' reject almost won the 1958 American League Triple Crown.
There is an often-told story about Bob Cerv, which like many of the Yogi Berra stories, was fiction created by a baseball writer.
The story is that Cerv was sitting alone on the bench at Yankee Stadium when manager Casey Stengel sat down next to him to inform him that the Yankees had obtained the services of Enos Slaughter from, of course, the Kansas City Athletics.
"Nobody knows this, but one of us has been traded to Kansas City."
Cerv looked arou ...
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