David Freese on Jay Leno Tonight
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And, tonight, Freese officially makes the big time with an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The other guest on today's program? Some kid named Justin Bieber.
In Friday's post-game interview, the 28-year-old who grew up in west St. Louis County told reporters that it will take him a while to digest what just happened -- how a hometown kid (who at one time quit playing baseball) could fulfill his fantasies of winning the World Series for his favorite ball club.
Now, if that doesn't make for good talk-show fodder, what does?