Reggie Jackson Knows Italian: Why the Bears Need to Take Chances in the Draft
Reggie Jackson does know Italian.
But before I get into that, I wanted to thank all the folks who read my last article and who left comments. The one thing I learned from the comments is that there are a ton of Project Runway fans out there. So from here on out, I’ll only speak poorly of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. I’m sure no one watches that show. But I digress. Back to Reggie Jackson.
A number of years ago, I was taking a flight back from Chicago to New York for work. I got bumped up to first class after changing flights, so I was pretty excited. I walked on to the plane (so THIS is how it feels to walk into a plane with “Zone 1”) and sat down next to a big African-American man with a very noticeable ring on his finger. I caught a quick glimpse at it and thought I saw a baseball. So, of course, I asked “Excuse me, is that a World Series ring?” To which he responded, “No, it’s...