On April 30, 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt appeared at the World’s Fair, stood in front of NBC’s cameras, and became the first U.S. president to appear on television. Two weeks later, Bill Cosby was given a pilot, and “Law & Order” was launched two weeks after that. True story.
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Joba turns the other cheek when mocked; Brian Wilson whines and pouts.
Troy O’Leary thinks he can find baseball talent that has eluded the scouts. The fact that some scout once even tracked down a guy as marginally talented as O’Leary should suggest to him that maybe this is a bad idea.
Some owner would love to void the contracts of drug users. In other news, owners would like to void the contracts of about 70% of the guys they sign at one point or another, so this isn’t exactly news.
Were the Dan Duquette-era Red Sox providing Steroids 101 to the club? Lou Merloni thinks so.
What do Bobby Jenks and a Bond villain have in common?
Finally, Cito Gaston is the man, and the Blue Jays probably should have realized this about fifteen years ago.
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