Found February 20, 2013 on Cardinals Diaspora:
You want to feel old?  Like really old?  Well 21 years ago today, Feb 20th 1992, The Simpsons provided FOX with their first ever prime time with the now classic episode "Home At The Bat", besting The Cosby Show and the Winter Olympics from Albertville.  It was a time where Jose Canseco was used unironically and Ozzie Smith, ahem, still had all his Gold Gloves.  Erik Malinowksi of Deadspin wrote an entire retrospective on the episode (LINK HERE), but I wanted to point out the Wizzard's excerpt:   St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith stopped by in early September with his Bart impersonating son Nikko, who himself wound up on Fox television 14 years later as an American Idol finalist. "I knew he was a Simpsons fan and had the Bart thing  down pretty good," Smith told me, "but I didn't know he could do anything like that. " Smith also made sure to work through his script beforehand, unlike his peeved Centerfielder. &qu...

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Links of the Day 2/19/13

Hello. Rhino and Compass Radio at 3pm. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wearing a Darth Vader helmet. Jose Canseco: Scientist. Lessons learned from baseball. SCOREBOARD Nothing! Quiet night…
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