The Art of Sign Stealing

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Date of Event: September 1, 1900

Teams have always given signs to relay instructions, and the fine art of sign stealing has been practiced and remains today, as long as signs have been given. In September of 1900, a box with a mechanical contrivance was uncovered in the 3rd base coach’s box at Phillies’ Huffington Stadium, proving why the Phillies might have been so successful at home that season. It became clear quite early that teams will try almost anything to steal each other’s signs.

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Larry Dierker was born September 22, 1946, in Hollywood California. Larry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, broadcaster, and he is also an accomplished American novelist, blogger, essayist, playwright, motivational speaker, and digital entrepreneur.