35 years ago today, Ferris Bueller had one day off. But two Cubs games at Wrigley Field were involved. Confused? Let’s try to sort it out.

Nothing existed on eBay, so Rovell hatched an idea: After Washington died June 10, Rovell tweeted this to his 2 million followers: “Claudell Washington, who played 17 seasons in MLB, has died at the age of 65. His memory will live on in a movie. The highlight of his foul ball in the 11th inning of a Braves-Cubs game on June 5, 1985 was used in a movie. Yes, Ferris Bueller caught it on his day off.”

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