Monday, January 28, 2013

Jocko Conlan

On this date in 1974, umpire Jocko Conlan is elected to the Hall of Fame.

"No, I wanted to dedicate it to Bill Klem, the greatest umpire who ever lived. What the hell does my wife know about baseball?" - when asked if he was going to dedicate his autobiography to his wife


Anthony Hughes said...

shoot, I hope Jocko liked sleeping on the couch.

Contrary Guy said...

Back in those days, I bet he was probably able to just have his way. But maybe I shouldn't generalize.