He's known for telling stories that don't go anywhere, like the time I caught the ferry over to Shelbyville when I needed a new heel for my shoe, so I decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called Shelbyville in those days. So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time.
McEvoy probably wasn't ESPN's first choice when they thought up this Invitational.
Paired with international playboy and world's most interesting man Robert Varkonyi, McEvoy is poised to deliver a powerhouse performance in this week's WSOP episode.
We also caught up with Mr. McEvoy a few days after he won this particular event and he had some choice old-guy things to say. Some of the best include:
"Can we wrap up this interview up before four? I have an early-bird special to get to." *
"I remember when this was all orange groves, far as the eye could see! Barbara Stanwyck and I used to take the trolley!" **
Check out the video.
* Did not actually say this.
** Might have actually said this.
-- Matt Showell