“Man, it’s hot. April in
, huh? When is that stupid photographer gonna be done with Arnie? Geez, I’ve got better things to do. Is there some place I can get out of the sun here? That workout this morning wasn’t so easy, was it? Especially after sitting on the couch all winter, eh? I don’t know about you … but those beers from last night aren’t sittin’ too well right now … not to mention the Crown Royal …” Tampa
“Oh man, I think I’m gonna hurl. Get it? I’m a pitcher. Hurl? Ah, forget it.”
You okay, Earle? You sure? Is there anything I can get you? Little Metamucil maybe?
It’ll be okay, Tom. Really. But if you have to go, lean far over the railing, okay?
A hurler from the South.
It was in college, though, where
Howell really was a star. His days as an All-American fullback at Alabama earned him a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame and a mention in To Kill a Mockingbird (Scout tells her brother Jem he looks like Dixie in order to cheer him up).
Here's another view of Dixie.
The bathroom’s right this way, Stan. Make sure you put the toilet seat up, okay?
(Click here for a very interesting play Stan was involved in.)
“You know, standing around out here isn’t going to make me feel any better, Skip.”
Poor Sibby. Looks like he was always feeling a little poorly.
"Forget it, Joe. It’s too late. This one’s already gone. Just put him on the stretcher and we'll head on back to the morgue."
* - author has this card
More illness here ('60s) and here ('70s).