Saluting the Handsome Ones
Joe Sports Fan, as they often do, came up with a great bit and put together a set of faux trading cards they call “The Uglies.” It was a natural response to OK!Magazine’s Top 50 Good Looking Men or something like that. Whatever. What does matter is not necessarily their selection of players — they certainly missed quite a few uglies — but the information on the back of the cards was impeccable. Here are my favorites (make sure you go over there to check out the rest).
And for my money, it doesn’t get much better than Mike Ricci’s possible ancestry being a sewer rat. I absolutely lost it when I read that. As for Willie, I could easily see him slipping on a blue collar outfit janitor style.