With Hideki Matsui your World Series MVP, the mad search is one for photos of Matsui’s wife.
Why so? The unintentionally amusing depiction of her he presented to reporters after his marriage in 2008. I was sent a couple photos last night that may well be her. Scary part: The illustration may actually give us confirmation.
Pics after the jump. Read more…
• THE BIG LEAD gives a toast to David Wright for throwing a surprise birthday party for girlfriend Molly Beers.
• WITH LEATHER swears that the AL’s current All-Star success is all thanks to the potty-mouthed Ichiro Suzuki.
• DEADSPIN finds someone pleading with the Packers to put Brett Favre back in the starting lineup, and that someone is … Newt Gingrich?
• SIGNAL TO NOISE learns that the NFL doesn’t want to see its image Crip-pled by players flashing gang signs during games.
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, Barry Bonds
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, Tim Lincecum
• Hideki Matsui, collector of wedding bets & even bigger collector of porn.
• Tim Tebow was able to tantalize Lee Corso & crew to come down and cover the Gators’ spring practice game.
• No bones about it, skeletons were discovered during digging for the London Olympics.
• A collegiate catfight may have been caused by couple of gals claiming an assistant coach.
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, Don Cherry
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Several websites, including SPORTS FROG, have noted a 2003 TIME “Asian Heroes” profile that mentions Hideki Matsui’s porn collection:
(This now makes complete sense)
“Indeed, his only eccentricity, if it can be called that, is his extensive private library of adult videos. His refreshing ability to laugh self-deprecatingly about his porno collection, reporters say, is one reason why fans and even nonfans have taken to him so much.”
We’re guessing Matsui’s proclivity for a porno lifestyle is coming up after his bizarro introduction of his *wife* yesterday. Thanks to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, we have even more fun facts about Matsui insatiable desire for pay-for-sex feature films. Read more…
• A woman suing the Detroit Tigers says female fans better cover up when they come out to Comerica Park.
• Kevin Love gets a chuckle out of an Oregon fan losing his car over his foul fingering.
• The Oakland A’s will always remember the toilets of Tokyo.
• Meanwhile, Charlie Manuel once had his own wet adventures in Japan.
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, Detroit Tigers
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, Pat Riley
, Secretly Filming Females
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, Shaquille Oneal
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Hideki Matsui made a rather bizarre announcement today, notifying the press that he was getting married to a “a 25-year-old civilian and had formerly been working in a reputable position at a highly respected company. I cannot go into further details at this current time.”
A civilian? Wow, we would’ve guessed Matsui met her in a South Dakota missile silo. Even stranger was how he introduced his wife to public life. Read more…