On this date in 1966, after seeing a caricature of himself on the scoreboard, an angry Leo Durocher calls the Astrodome press box to have it removed. When nothing is done, the enraged Cubs manager rips the phone out of the dugout wall and throws it on the field.
"How you play the game is for college ball. When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters."
Seasoned Midwesterner who's interests include baseball, collectibles, Detroit Tigers, heavy music including gothic and symphonic metal, history and offering unsolicited social and political commentary.