The ABC hit "Dancing with the Stars" announced the cast for its 18th season Tuesday and, once again, not a single Major Leaguer was included.
I mean, it isn't like athletes haven't had success on the show. Of its 17 winners, seven athletes (Emmitt Smith, Apolo Anton Ohno, Helio Castroneves, Kristi Yamaguchi. Shawn Johnson, Hines Ward and Donald Driver) have brought home the mirror ball trophy with another seven finishing either second or third.
This time, however, even though the baseball world was again snubbed…we got close.
I've gotta think he turned it down because of his crazy schedule, but, man, it would have been fun to watch…even if he would have besmirched his seventh-grade dance class title.