NotGraphs Film Series: Steve Balboni Profile, 1980

Even with almost a whole week having passed since filling the Balboni-shaped holes inside us all on his Feast Day, there might still remain for the reader what is known in the medical field as an Appetite for Balboni — a condition similar to an Appetite for Destruction, except less about causing property damage and more about mustache care and eating ham directly off the bone.

With a view to mollifying the effects of said condition, the author has found and then embedded the above video — a profile of then-minor-leaguer Steve Balboni from 1980, hosted by a poorly disguised Ernest Borgnine.

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Did you just like the Borgnine joke or do you not realize it’s doubly cool that it’s Ron Luciano doing the interview? Think I read The Umpire Strikes back at least 3 times when I was a kid.