Re: Running Wild: High School RB Has 658 Yds/Game
Originally Posted by RFS62
Here's a third. I graduated from Matewan High School, and played football with Yogi Kinder.
People who knew him back in the day wouldn't be surprised with any character issues that might come up. Since this is a public forum, I won't go into any details, but he's a scumbag of the highest order.
And the Matewan Massacre, subject of John Sayles' great film "Matewan", was about the mine operators bringing in Baldwin-Felts enforcers to rub out the union organizers. The locals are as pro-union as any place on earth.
I saw Matewan, but misspoke. I probably should have said "union organizers get killed there" rather than "THEY kill union organizers." My bad.
How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids