TIL: In 1977 Evel Knievel attacked the president of Fox Sports, Shelley Saltman, with a baseball bat. He was upset over a book that painted an unflattering portrait. Although convicted he served a minimal sentence; multi-million dollar judgment against estate never paid.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shelly_Saltman#Evel_Knievel_attack

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  1. Oh no! Thats another childhood hero devastated. I just thought anyone who would have the best wind up toy made after them had to be of saintly standing

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