Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
This is the job I want. Quoting from the court’s opinion:
“Howard Norsetter, a United States citizen who has maintained permanent residence in Australia since 1984, began working as a scout for Minnesota Twins LLC, in 1990 . . . Norsetter’s scouting duties included evaluating athletes and making recommendations on whether the team should sign them. He developed relationships with players, parents, coaches, and agents, and he established contacts worldwide. He scouted in Australia and also regularly traveled to different countries to evaluate athletes, including Japan, Korea, Taiwan, South Africa, and all over Europe . . . Norsetter also served as the team’s minor-league international supervisor.”
Living in Aussie-land, jetting around the world watching baseball games . . . I wonder what that pays? Have the Twins EVER signed a player from Down Under? Is it possible he’s been scouting for 30 years and NEVER found a prospect, but still got paid for it?
I want that job.
Almost like a public union job.
With a garbage hauler.
In New Jersey.