August 9, 2007: Rick Ankiel returns to the majors – as an outfielder

When Rick Ankiel arrived at Busch Stadium III on August 9, 2007, it had been almost seven years since he’d thrown five wild pitches in Game 1 of the National League Division Series and tied a 110-year-old record. It had been almost three years since he’d been in the majors, and 2 ½ years sinceContinue reading “August 9, 2007: Rick Ankiel returns to the majors – as an outfielder”