NEW YORK, NY – It’s not often that an often cold and calculating corporation gets a second chance with a disillusioned and disappointed customer. But Major League Baseball can thank it’s lucky stars today, as a kid whose heart was broken by the 1981 MLB strike, just a short time before he’d find himself in cancer’s cross-hairs, is forgiving them for the Crime of Greed. Now, 30+ years later and major surgeries later, Rich “Cheesy Bruin” Perlongo, was in a forgiving mood. And along with fellow MTM Staffers, Angry Ward, Junoir Blaber and Tall Matt, we got to witness history.
And you can too. Watch this:
All kidding aside, this a great story of perseverance in fighting a cancer he didn’t earn. @CheesyBruin is one tough SOB. He never, ever has a complaint and is always positive, even when the poop hits the fan. And it has. Often. He’s a Man Among Men and will make a marvelous Mets fan.
Speaking of Mets fans, you must have a gander at these idiots and the Worst Sports Chant Ever: