Tuesday, October 10, 2006

ODDEST SIDE NOTE TO THE ENTIRE FOLEY SCANDAL: As regular readers know, we don't wade into the politics very often here at ALOTT5MA headquarters, but this was too odd to pass up. It turns out that the godfather of former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley is none other than former Chicago White Sox broadcaster Jimmy Piersall, who famously ran backwards around the bases after hitting his 100th home run and whose life story and struggle with mental illness was immortalized in the film "Fear Strikes Out."

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