This list was submitted by ajlposh on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 10:24 AM PST for The 2017 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
Yes - he was a 24 time all-star selection, compiled 3630 hits, and is widely considered the best left fielder of all time, and is in the Hall of Fame. But for OUR money, the fact that he played the harmonica on Hee Haw in 1994 AND made an album of harmonica songs? THAT is what makes someone famous.
(d) January 19th, 2013