Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
December 6, 2002
BASEBALL: Mr. Placid

This ESPN dispatch on the underrated John Olerud - a far better investment of $16 million than David Bell or half of Tom Glavine's contract or a third or so of Mo Vaughn's remaining contract - makes him sound like Jack Nicholson at the end of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest:

"One of the most placid players in the game following brain surgery to remove an aneurysm in 1989, . . . "

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