Hawk Harrelson dishes on life as a player in the '60s, reveals arm wrestling past
Hawk Harrelson dishes on life as a player in the '60s
White Sox broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson phoned in to Hot Stove Friday, mostly to discuss his prognostication for the 2015 White Sox, which boiled down to a simple seven words:
"We're as good as anyone in baseball."
But Hawk also took time to comment on the luxury of today's gourmet chefs and charter flights, and compared them to the more inconspicuous amenities from when he was a player -- "We sat three across in coach," he said.
It was a different time, see. Though he may be exaggerating, just a tad: "I made more money my first two years in baseball playing golf, shooting pool and arm wrestling than I did playing Major League Baseball."
Arm wrestling? Mercy. Do you think Hawk still arm wrestles today? We hope it looks something like this: