He may be a tiger on the golf course but apparently he’s a crash dummy on the road. There is a legend that Mrs Arnold Palmer kissed his balls before every major PGA event. I remember after picking up my bags at O’Hare, walking toward me was someone who was very familiar and as we passed the flash of recognition on my face prompted both of us to turn around. Baseball great Ted Williams nodded, smiled and then walked off.
I met Hammering Hank Aaron in Atlanta signing autographed baseballs in a Borg Warner hospitality suite and stood behind Doctor J in line at a burger joint when he was still playing B ball at UMass. There is a story about Wilt the Stilt Chamberlain exiting an airplane and when a fellow passenger asked him how the weather was up there Wilt spit on him and told him it was raining!
And that is all I’m going to say about that.