The three-time MLB All-Star and Arlington native started his own wine label a few years ago. It's called JACK. VW stopped by the Old Monk to talk about grapes; the Rangers' new skipper, Woody (they came up together in the Blue Jays organization); why the name "Vernon" sucks; his next-door neighbor Herschel Walker; and a whole bunch of other enological and athletic stuff.
Tom worked for D Magazine when it started, in 1974. He got thrown in jail for messing with cops who bungled a horrific 1976 mass murder investigation in the tiny town of Blue Mound, Texas. Now, in the November 2018 issue of D, Tom reveals new details about those unsolved murders and who might be to blame. You should listen.