In his return to Yankee Stadium, David Wells threw a first pitch that kept Gary Sanchez on his toes
The Yankees beat the Twins on May 17, 1998, by a score of 4-0. That afternoon, lefty David Wells threw the first perfect game for the Bronx Bombers in 40 years.
With the Twins in town again on Monday, the Yankees celebrated the 20th anniversary of that historic game with David Wells Bobblehead Night -- complete with a return visit from the man himself.
It's David Wells Bobblehead Night. Wells pitched his perfect game in 1998 against the Twins. A 10-year-old Dellin Betances was in the bleachers. He still has the $7 ticket stub.- Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) April 23, 2018
When it was time for "Boomer" to toss out a ceremonial first pitch, Gary Sanchez was ready ... but had to do a bit of a scoop to reel in the pitch:
Off-speed junk for a ceremonial first pitch? That's David Wells for you, always the entertainer ...