Bill Murray, who has invested in several minor league baseball teams, is currently part-owner of the Charleston RiverDogs; you may have seen him recently indulging in some good old-fashioned tarp-sliding during a RiverDogs rain delay. (Rick Dempsey would be proud.)
Now the South Atlantic League has inducted Murray into its Hall of Fame. And Murray has returned the favor by delivering a predictably charming and off-the-cuff speech inspired by his sincere appreciation for their appreciation. (Kudos, by the way, to SB Nation, for the Wes Anderson-esque yellow lettering and symmetrical framing.) As he says near the top, “No one’s ever asked me to be in a Hall of Fame before.” I suspect this won’t be the last time. (Via The Daily What.)
See also “Baseball’s Best Boss,” a short video about Murray’s role with the RiverDogs.