And because there just still might be some people reading these pages who insist on all that being reinforced, I say fine. And so I'll mention that tonight he was voted by the major league players themselves to be the Marvin Miller Man of the Year in baseball.
The award is named after the influential former head of the Baseball Players Union and is given to the player who "most inspires through his contributions on the field and in the community."
I tries nots to steers you wrong. When I say that Anthony Rizzo is a terrific guy -- I simply tries nots...well, you know.