The oral history of Seinfeld's best baseball moments lets you read about a lot of 'nothing'
We may be a bit biased, but for us, "Seinfeld" was at its best when Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld embraced their inner Yankees and Mets fandom -- instead of a show "about nothing," it became a show about baseball. There's a reason its nine-season run has inspired multiple Minor League theme nights, after all.
And that's why Rob Neyer's "The Oral History of Baseball on 'Seinfeld'" at Complex is such a delight. Featuring stories from David, Seinfeld, the rest of the "Seinfeld" principles and the biggest baseball names who made appearances on the show (including, yes, Buck Showalter and even George Steinbrenner), Neyer gives an inside look at the show's best baseball moments, cameos and storylines.
Like, for example, how his cameo changed Keith Hernandez's life (and not just because of the paychecks):
But for others, it was no big deal:
For the story behind the "magic loogie" and more, read the whole thing here.