Sidd Finch

In April 1985, Sports Illustrated published one of it’s greatest stories of all time. George Plimpton wrote of a remarkable baseball player known as Sidd Finch. Sidd was said to be able to throw a fastball at 168mph! The tale had baseball fans drooling to see this man who pitched with a work boot on one foot and nothing on the other. His story was fantastic and unbelievable (see Sidd’s story here)!!  The only problem: it was a hoax!

Have you ever thought about how trustworthy the information you obtain from the internet is? The Dracut Library, as well as other libraries across the country, are trying to guide and educate the public on how to find reputable sources on the internet.  Please check out this informational guide and never be afraid to ask your librarian who can guide to sources you can trust. Don’t become an April fool!!


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