Kids Throw The Darndest Things: A Retrospective

You know that a story has become a national phenomenon when Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira get their paws on it in New York’s “Today Show” studio. That’s where little Emily Montforto ended up this morning with her father, Steve, to tell the tale of how the adorable moppet threw back a perfectly good foul ball at a Phillies game.

But this is by no means unique: As long as kids have been attending baseball games, they’ve been doing precocious things. Let’s break open a sleeve of Graham crackers and a half-pint of milk and take a look back at some of them.

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