Derek’s Muse? (or, There’s Something About Harry)

NPR’s Amy Ettings reports today that Derek’s slide may have been broken thanks to the guidance of one Harry Steinkopf, 67-year-old resident of the Bristol Assisted Living Community in Lynbrook, Long Island. Harry, a member of the Bristol retirees softball team (!) posted Derek a letter suggesting he work out his swng in front of a mirror. Genius! Who needs Donnie?!

PS: Why do we suspect that Mr. Steinkopf = Ms. Ettings’ grandpa?

2 comments… add one
  • Did you hear the YES broadcasters last night talk about Zito’s weird habits, and that when travelling he always brings along a full length mirror to watch himself practice his wind-up. Also brings stuffed animals. Bizarre.

    JCL (YF) April 30, 2004, 11:28 am
  • Stuffed animals? What’s wrong with stuffed animals? Don’t pick on Barry just because he can’t sleep in unfamiliar hotels without “Mr. K”, his special cuddly cocker spaniel toy!

    SF April 30, 2004, 12:34 pm

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