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The Playboy Pitcher  |  OCTOBER 15, 2009

As a kid, all I knew of Bo Belinsky was from a comedy record My Son, the
Folk Singer,
by Allan Sherman on which Belinsky's name was immortalized
in the song, "Oh Boy."

That and a baseball card with a cartoon on the back of a ballplayer admiring
a pretty lady in cotton tail and bunny ears: "BO BELINSKY MARRIED A PLAYBOY BUNNY."

That was Jo Collins. But not before Belinsky dated every aspiring actress in Hollywood – Ann Margaret, Connie Stevens, Mamie Van Doren, Tina Louise – he squired them all and many more.

Sportswriter Maury Allen wrote a cheeky biography, Bo: Pitching and Wooing.  Word is there was Hollywood interest in a movie, but nothing came of it.
I decided to write my own


A Wasted Day
Belinsky's no-hitter turns 50
They Call Me Carpenter
Film students cover crisis in Haiti
The Playboy Pitcher
It's the water
The ghost of Tom Joad
Times bombing heads to big screen
The talk of big timber
"We are not accepting query letters"
The Spruce Production Division
Silver Falls marks its 75th year
It's a "NO" on Billy
"OK, send script"
Billy the Ham Actor
"There it is... take it back"
Now comes the hard part
My first screenplay