Monday, July 19, 2010

Morning Brew: RIP Lou Brown, Preventing Bridge Suicides, Hugo Boss, and a Tucker Dumps a Dead Body

Posted By on Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 9:00 AM

Shes actually talking specifically about Jhonny Peralta.
  • She's actually talking specifically about Jhonny Peralta.

Good morning, Cleveland. Here's some stuff to read while you pop in that DVD of Major League.

— James Gammon, who played cantankerous and wise skipper Lou Brown in Major League, has passed away. Here's our favorite Lou Brown quote from the movie:


Charlie Donovan: How would you like to manage the Indians this year?
Lou Brown: Gee, I don't know...
Charlie Donovan: What do you mean, you don't know? This is your chance to manage in the big leagues.
Lou Brown: Let me get back to you, will ya, Charlie? I got a guy on the other line asking about some white walls.
(Big League Stew)

— One of the biggest issues facing engineers in building the All-America Bridge? Building a fence tall enough to prevent jumpers from scaling it. General safety for motorists and aesthetics are somewhere further down the list of priorities. (Ohio.com)

— The Hugo Boss plant in Brooklyn is set to reopen today. Let all of Cleveland band together and say in unison, "We're getting too old for this shit," in honor of Danny Glover's work for the cause. (NewsNet5)

— In your confusing trucker-driver-dead-body news of the day: A truck driver picked up a girl in Tennessee and being the nice, normal guy that he is offered to give her a ride. Unfortunately, she died in the truck, and being the nice, normal guy that he is, he kept her body in the truck for 16 hours, drove to Ohio, and dumped her body at a rest stop. Nothing weird about that. Nope. (AP)

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