Allen Barra has become my favorite sportswriter, mostly for the way that he hates Major League Baseball owners yet loves baseball. His column today is number 30-20 of his top thirty baseball memories. Here is my favorite:
29) Nov. 14, 1999, at the Montclair Book Center, Montclair, N.J. I get Yogi Berra to autograph his new book for me. I show him a copy of his 1961 autobiography, which he autographed for me at the Menlo Park Mall, Edison, N.J., 38 years earlier. I asked him if he remembers me from this. He smiles and says, "Yeah. How 'ya been doin'?"