Bottom of the 12th in Houston. The Nats leading the Astros 3-2. Two out and runners on first and second for Houston, Brett Wallace at the plate. Then: a drive to deep left center! It’s heading for the wall! Roger Bernadina on his horse and …
Ballgame. Pretty sweet grab, dude.
Remember back in June when New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attempted to trademark “Tom Terrific?” And how everyone laughed at him because anyone who knows the first thing about sports knows that Tom Seaver, not Brady, was the first — and, frankly, only — “Tom Terrific?”
Well, our laughing was validated because his application was rejected by the Patent and Trademark Office because of a “false connection” with Tom Seaver. That’s the report from trademark lawyer Josh Gerben, who analyzes Brady’s failed bid here:
Next up on Great Moments in Hubris, I presume, will be my often ridiculous alma mater. But for now:
Sit down, son.