Saturday, February 12, 2005

Happy Birthday! (2/12/05)

He was one of the first mediocre pro athlete to make celebrity status, playing up his ineptness on the field, while color commentating Baseball games or sitting on the panel in a Game Show. But I'll always remember him as the substitute for Johnny Carson the night John Lennon and Paul McCartney appeared on the Tonight Show*.

A big "passed ball" Birthday shout to .....

This former Pirate catcher is 79 today.

*- and yes, he actually was a guest host on the Tonight Show during the 1970's --- weird.

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