Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist and mental_floss contributor Bud Shaw has always had a soft spot for the quirky side of sports. His travels have put him in the living room of wrestler Jesse "The Body" Ventura, who would later become governor of Minnesota, in the office of a Buddhist monk in Japan who was dressed in Michigan Maize and Blue, and at the locker of Indians infielder Casey Candaele, famous -- or not so -- for being part of the only mother-son combination in professional baseball history (Note: His mother was a better player).
Join Bud at the mental_floss store next Wednesday, Nov. 10th, at 7pm, for a (free) fun-filled talk about the lighter side of sports (and some munchies), followed by a Q and A on all Cleveland sports topics big and small. The mental_floss retail store is located at 8051 Mayfield Road, Chesterland, OH 44026.
You can read all Bud's mental_floss columns here.