An Idaho boy who beat the Yankees
Last updated 8/8/2018 at 10:29am
Sometimes sports heroes come from unlikely places.
Take the case of Vernon Law, right-handed pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Vernon came from Meridian, Idaho, a few clicks out of Boise, and midway between Boise and Nampa.
Law won two games during the 1960 World Series as Pittsburgh turned away the New York Yankees in a seven-game series.
A tall, lanky kid at the time, Law threw from the rig...