Let’s have a look back at the days when — why not? — a sports star could awkwardly play himself on a sitcom.
This is possibly the best story arc of the show – which is impressive, since the show was famously ‘about nothing.’
McHale did a better job as an actor than he has as a NBA general manager and coach. Maybe he should see if his agent can get him any work.
Jeter did a much better job on here than his wooden stint on Saturday Night Live. Bernie Williams showed he was a better guitar player than actor.
When it came to athlete cameos in the ’80s and ’90s, Seinfeld had the market down on lock – Entourage took over in the next decade.
This was a precursor to Jackson’s stellar performace in The Naked Gun.
Jordan deserves a mention just for keeping a straight face during his segment with Al Franken’s Stuart Smalley character.
Namath had already appeared on The Brady Bunch almost two decades before, but he redeemed himself in this voiceover work.
Bo Knows Comedy.
Mattingly’s fu manchu mustache overwhelmed everyone on one of the show’s all-time finest episodes.
Bonds before the whole bulked up body and steroid accusations.
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