|"How much did you get? Wow, that's a lot of money, mang. So that means I should be worth like a billion dollars, right?"|
|A photo of Ryan Howard where he isn't playing baseball.|
RYAN HOWARD FOR ALBERT PUJOLS
|Bill DeWitt Jr. as depicted in a 2001 RFT cover story.|
The San Francisco Giants in the early 1970s had a scappy third baseman named Al Gallagher. He wasn't much of a ballplayer and only hung around for four years, but he sure had the right perspective about the game.
His immortal words: "God, my family, and basball. The only problem -- once baseball season begins, I change the order around a bit."More >>
|'Tis the season.|