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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Rod Blagojevich Shared Batting Lineup Advice with Lou Piniella

I’m pretty sure the cartoon above reads “That SOB is Lou Piniella. He’s the Rod Blagoyevich of Major League Baseball.” As the Chicago Tribune shares, Blagoyevich sent a note to Piniella after seeing it when it ran two years ago. The note, pictured above, reads:

Dear Lou,
I saw this in this morning’s Sun-Times. What a great compliment to me.

P.S. Have you thought about batting Soriano third, Lee fourth and Ramirez fifth?

As if having all of sports talk radio, half the newspapers, and the thousands of Bleacher Bums criticize your every move wasn’t enough, Piniella had to get it from the corrupt governor. Makes you wonder how much Obama’s going to be in Kenny Williams’ ear regarding White Sox transactions. If the Cubs had ever run an auction to “manage the Cubs for a day” I now have no doubt who would have won the bidding.

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