However, he was also a petty, crude, abusive man who had little self control from mooning employees at airports to publicly screaming at employees, volunteers and players. He even went so far as to hit some players and choked at least one.
At Salon, King Kaufman wrote an article about this today. In the letters column, one guy who is bemoaning how everyone is too pampered these days, posted the following complaint:
Grabbing someone by the face is now abuse.