UPDATE, 2:30 P.M.,AUGUST 17, 2011: Thanks to commenter MayhemIntheHood, we've learned that the event is actually not happening. Crisis averted, indeed. Check out Halos Heaven for more details.
ORIGINAL POST, NOON, AUGUST 17, 2011: Maybe the Democrats should honor Michelle Bachman at their national convention for her continued commitment to lunacy. Or Rick Warren can celebrate renowned evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins at Saddleback (Super)Church. Neither is scheduled to happen, but they make about as much sense as the Anaheim Angels of Los Angeles' decision to honor Derek Jeter on Sept. 9th at Angel Stadium.
There's no questioning that Jeter is a class-act, a consummate professional and a hell of a baseball player for the New York Yankees. His recent achievement of 3,000 hits–all as a Yankee, the first player to do so–by crushing a home run into the left field seats at Yankee Stadium, put him in an elite class.