“I firmly believe that if people had somewhere to go, even the grocery store, they would not have consumed The Last Dance. Not to that extent.”
"Put in the monsters genetically engineered to hit nothing but dingers!"
“For their time, the best player I ever saw was Barry Bonds and I don’t need you to clean that up for me with some of...
Barry Bonds will make an appearance and Roger Clemens will join Kay and Rodriguez in studio.
“Don’t you dare, you fraudulent, hack gatekeepers, don’t you dare tell me my era of baseball didn’t exist.”
The positive response may have been due to Russo understanding the assignment. Mad Dog will yell back! He called Stephen A. "Stevie"!
The Athletic's Andrew Baggarly joined the show to explain Hall of Fame balloting in baseball's steroid era.
"Tell me a museum that puts an artist in it who cheated, who takes credit for what someone else did. Do you think it would hang...
"David Ortíz got the nod from 77% of voters. He was the only one to get more than the required 75% for induction."
"The slugger was a famously prickly personality who rubbed a lot of his teammates and the media the wrong way."