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Mike Scioscia says he was sweating like Kareem in 'Airplane!' at the Winter Meetings

Between the Pacific locale and the sizzle of the Hot Stove, it's easy to see why things heat up at MLB's Winter Meetings. Apparently, no one is more aware of that climate than Angels manager Mike Scioscia.

Scioscia was addressing the media in sunny San Diego when the temperature started to get to him, which prompted him to recall an all-time classic comedy, comparing himself to Kareem Abdul-Jabar in Airplane! when he asked Angels director of communications Eric Kay for a towel:


No word on whether or not Scioscia is also sick and tired of hearing about his added effort in the postseason.