Hall Of Famer Bob Feller’s opinions on matters of global import have ranged from advocating a dictatorial takeover of Iraq to concern for the reproductive bits of today’s youthThe Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Bud Shaw reports Feller has brought his throwback brand of wit & wisdom to Spring Training just in time to cheer up the Reds’ newest acquisition (link courtesy Repoz and Baseball Think Factory)

Feller walked into the media work room at Goodyear, Ariz., this past week for the first time since the Reds joined the Indians at their spring training home.

Cincy’s prize off-season acquisition was Cuban defector Aroldis Chapman, who signed a six-year $30.25 million deal in January.

Said Feller: “What about that Cuban kid? He must’ve got Obama stimulus money.”


“Wake me when he wins his first 100 games.”