These April Fools' Day hoaxes are some of the very best.
3. Sidd Finch -- The April 1985 issue of Sports Illustrated contained a story by George Plimpton about a new rookie pitcher named Sidd Finch who could throw a 168 mph pitch with accuracy. The first letter of each wording in the sub-heading spelled "H-a-p-p-y A-p-r-i-l F-o-o-l-s D-a-y — A-h F-i-b".
JonathunderMedal: Erik Lindberg (1873-1966)/Wikimedia Commons
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Bulgarian Ministry of Interior via CNN
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Tennessee Highway Patrol/Twitter via CNN
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for MPTF
SRI International via Wikimedia Commons
Rankin Bass via Wikimedia Commons
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