Blind Mumbling

A compilation of writings that never got anyone excited.

Location: N. Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

Former teacher, co-editor of Total Football and the author of more than 20 books and over 200 articles, most about sports history. His credits include Pro Football: When the Grass Was Real, The Hidden Game of Football (with John Thorn and Pete Palmer), Baseball Between the Lies, The Importance of Napoleon, and the Battle of Stalingrad. He is presently Executive Director of the Pro Football Researchers Association.

Thursday, October 05, 2006


Foley has an alcohol problem. Blame Jack Daniels.
Foley is gay. Blame Ellen DeGeneres.
Foley was sexually abused by a priest. Blame Father Flynn.
The Liberal Media is blowing this out of proportion. Blame the New York Times.
Foley was always picked last in schoolyard games. Blame the faculty of P.S. 132.
Foley’s father often wore a dress. Blame Christian Dior.
Democrats are spending millions to keep this in the news. Blame George Soros.
Foley’s maid threw away his baseball cards. Blame What’s-Her-Name – the one who dusts.
Foley never met Elvis. Blame Colonel Parker.
Foley never met Hillary. Blame Tenzing.
Foley’s been paying more than $2.50 a gallon. Blame OPEC.
Foley was depressed over the breakup of the Beatles. Blame Yoko Ono.
Foley’s ears didn’t match. Blame what’s between them.
It’s all Bill Clinton’s fault