In the prime of his career, Randy Johnson’s fastball was clocked over 100 MPH. And while 1993 may not have been the best season he ever had, it’s fair to say that the 29-year-old, two-time All-Star, Cy Young runner up, 308-strikeout version of Johnson was pretty close to that “prime.”
With that in mind … I don’t blame John Kruk for acting like a scared little leaguer at the plate, after Johnson let one whizz by his head during the 1993 All-Star game … but I will have to laugh at it:
Kruk could NOT be happier that at-bat was over … and everyone knew it.
Even The Man, himself, got a kick out of it: