From the Publisher: Jan 22 1990

The title on the door says Associate General Counsel. But it is no secret around TIME that lawyer Bob Marshall is actually a major league baseball player manque. Instead of his business card, he is likely to hand you his baseball card, a souvenir of the "fantasy" session he attended at the Philadelphia Phillies training camp in 1986. "Have one," he told a visitor. "Have two."

Perhaps it is his shortstop's ability to anticipate that makes Marshall so well suited to his real job. He reads TIME articles (including this one) before publication to help keep anything defamatory from slipping through....