Found July 25, 2012 on Angelswin:
By Rob Goldman - AngelsWin.com Historical Writer Angel publicist Irv Kaze knew it was Bo the moment he laid eyes on him—the swagger, the shades, and that slicked backed hair. Bo was easy to spot in a crowd, even at Los Angeles International Airport. It was Belinsky. Had to be. His reputation preceded him. For an entire month, the rookie pitcher had driven management crazy with his outrageous demands, including a hold out for $2,000 more than the standard $6,500 contract for rookies. Hard to believe it, but $2,000 was a lot of money in 1962. At last Bo had arrived. Kaze didn’t budge from the terminal window, fearing that if he took his eyes off Bo, he just may lose him. He watched as Belinsky disembarked from the plane like a crown prince, and once he was safely inside the gate, the publicist approached him. “I’m Kaze, welcome to California,” he said with his friendliest smile. “Christ, I was expecting Autry,” replied Bo. And with that, the Belinsky era had arrived. Kaze ...
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