I know for a fact that the Jogglers pitched their sport to people in the Olympic movement, in order to get Olympic or Pan Am status (which would have meant funding).
I wish I could have been in the room for that sales pitch.
They got tossed out unceremoniously, as did the people trying to pitch "foot volley"
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