U.S. News & World Report named Williams the nation's No. 1 liberal arts
college in the magazine's 2008 rankings. New York Yankees owner George
Steinbrenner and former U.S. Education Secretary William Bennett also are
I'm sure someone knew that both Vincent and Big Stein were Williams grads, but I didn't. It was Vincent, you will recall, who banned Steinbrenner from baseball in 1990 over the Howie Spira/Dave Winfield affair. To the extent he's still smarting over it -- doubtful, but you never know -- he could totally own Vincent by pledging $14 million to Williams, thereby stealing his thunder.
That it would also be a wonderful thing to do is gravy.