|Knightly enjoys a sub|
Much like a home run ball, Tommy Lasorda's Dugout is long gone. Last I read, the chain went out of business which proves, much like the old Betamax, that the best products don't necessarily survive. But thanks to two email attachments I recently received from the Irreverent Lawyer, we can still enjoy some absolutely amazing clips of the legend Tommy Lasorda himself.
In this first clip, Tommy teaches us how to deal with stupid questions. I wish players and managers would take this approach today -- I'm sick of the question, "What does this win mean?" -- but they'd be fired (or at least suspended) on the spot. We live in far too sensitive a culture for this kind of talk, which makes me glad to have grown up in the 70s and lived the prime of my life in the 80s.
And in this clip, well, Tommy just tells it as it is.
So let's all enjoy the start of baseball season, find ourselves a good sub sandwich, and be just a little more honest and straightforward -- just like Tommy.