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Question #9043 posted on 10/19/2004 4:14 a.m.
Q:

Dear 100 Hour Board,
Why was a member of Young Ambassadors barefoot during the baseball number in Friday's Homecoming Spectacular? He was the only one not wearing socks and sneakers.
- Bored Engineer

A: Dear BE,

Because it's from the musical "Damn Yankees", he's an old man (turned young) but his old cleats don't fit anymore. So he borrows shoes. Thus he earns the strange reputation of not having his own shoes, and the nickname "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, MO." Which is what that song is about.

-Uffish Thought