Ah, nothing better in life than being a xenophobic moron. Thanks to Mags for pointing out that this is not America’s favorite game, but one that is loved globally. So apologies, to my more enlightened readers. Now that I the I know the game is truly international, I declare this week:
THE WORLD SERIES OF SIX DEGREES!
So, in honor of the opening day of baseball we will start with
The Natural, himself,
But since I am now a more sensitive culturally inclusive individual, we will link him to
Dave Umbricht is a self proclaimed "guy who knows a couple of things". However, he has never claimed to know them well. Genetically predisposed to love movies, at age ten he felt really cool being the only fourth grader who knew of the film "My Dinner with Andre", thanks to Siskel & Ebert. For the next twenty years he pretended to have seen the movie until he finally watched it at age 28 and understood what all the fuss was about. He attempted to watch all of the films on Ebert's Great Movies list by age 40. He failed.