Boners Burn Harbaugh Brothers

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

On Sept. 23, 1908 Fred Merkle became the first athlete to achieve national infamy for a gaffe that ultimately cost his team a shot at a championship. Merkle's Boner, as they called it back then, has been joined by dozens of choke-jobs in the century following — two of which came ...

Happy Bonerversary

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

I'm not one to miss important anniversaries -- something to keep in mind, ladies -- and today is no exception. It was 100 years ago this very day that Fred Merkle committed the most legendary boner in American history. Of course, it should be pointed out that prior to the invention ...