Ex-Cubs Coach Cashing In On Time-Tested Tirade

Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most memorable postgame meltdowns in Major League Baseball. It was on this date in 1983 that then-Chicago Cubs manager Lee Elia went off on a terrific tirade that had more utterances of the f-word than the entire run-time of “Scarface“.

Lee Elia Chicago Tribune front page

(As printed on the front page of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE)

For those that need a refresher, here’s the original very-NSFW rant, while those with more sensitive ears can enjoy this bleep-heavy version.

And as Darren Rovell of CNBC comes to learn about our capitalistic society, classic cursing can become quite the cash cow. Read more…