At his chosen profession, Gretna's Hall of Famer Mel Ott clubbed 511 career home runs but he also struck out 896 times. At his chosen profession, veteran sports writer Marty Mule' of Mandeville has homered eight times with nary a 'K'.
In such close proximity is his current head coaching cubicle to his former head coaching cubicle that Jimmy Tillette could probably still use the same parking place for his new job that he once utilized at his old job.
Autos, trucks, campers and recreational vehicles by the scores, in various hues of purple and gold, will be storming I-10 West, I-49 North and I-20 West this week as the Tigers of LSU and their fans travel to Dallas.
Since Edward 'Skeets' Tuohy, Jr. was born and raised and then educated at Chicago's St. Phillips High School and, since he harbored plans to attend college at Loyola, the most likely destination for a native of the Windy City would seemingly be Loyola-Chicago.