(1970s) TV commercial: Ball Park Franks
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Fred was a funny kid, and I got a lot of humor from him. For a while, we were in a Catholic school up in Milwaukee, and Fred used to get laughs pulling an electric iron around the floor, like dragging a dog on a leash. Every day he had a new thing going with the iron. Fred was a great ball player too. He tried out with the Chicago White Sox, but that was years before Jackie Robinson made the ...
Fred Sanford, Foxx's character on Sanford and Son
(1972), was ranked #42 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
His catchphrase, "You hear that, Elizabeth? I'm coming to join ya, honey!"