13 infamous April Fools' Day hoaxes

Published On: Mar 27 2013 04:10:20 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

These April Fools' Day hoaxes are some of the very best.

Sidd Finch, Sports Illustrated hoax
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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".

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