George Brett pine tar incident 7/24/83

OTD in 1983, the Royals’ George Brett hit a home run off Goose Gossage in the ninth inning of a game against the Yankees — and was promptly called out for having pine tar too far up the bat handle.

Umpire Joe Brinkman (right) collars George Brett after Brett was ruled out after using an improper bat during a game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium,  July 24, 1983.