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Pretty Good, episode 3: Lonnie Smith fought the 1980s and beat its ass down

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Between the mascot assault, near-fatal coke habit, murder plot, three World Series rings, and going down as one of the worst goats in baseball history, Lonnie Smith's story is one of the most fascinating of the last few decades.

Lonnie Smith is mostly remembered for about a five-second span of the 1991 World Series, but his entire career is one of the most fascinating sports stories of my lifetime. This is the third episode of Pretty Good, a show about stories that are pretty good.

Written, narrated, illustrated, and produced by Jon Bois, who knows how to do stuff, but barely.

Music credits:

"'Cause I'm A Man" by Tame Impala
"Straight Outta Compton" by N.W.A.
"Beehive" by Dr. Lonnie Smith
"Disappearing" by The War On Drugs
"Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty
"Team" by Lorde

Other episodes of Pretty Good:

LARRY WALTERS HAS DROPPED HIS PISTOL AT 16,000 FEET, AND IS TOTALLY SCREWED.

OH MY GOD, THEY GAVE KOO DAE-SUNG A BASEBALL BAT.