Now this is what I call fun. Don’t take that the wrong way — there’s nothing fun or funny about driving a vehicle while under the influence. But getting the opportunity to compare the DUI traffic stop videos of two prominent sports figures? That’s a good time, so let’s get to it. Today’s match-up features long-time St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, who was arrested for a DUI and struggled with the alphabet roughly three years ago, and Detroit Lions President Tom Lewand, who was arrested for a DUI last Friday.
Let’s see if you can help me figure out who was more drunk at the time of their arrest. Let’s just say both men handle themselves differently while under the influence, which tends to be the case with a lot of people. First, have a look at the Tony La Russa DUI traffic stop video, paying close attention to his attempts at reciting the alphabet and walking in a straight line: