During the early years of the show, the electronic scoreboard was referred to as Mr Babbage - this was an homage to English inventor and mathematician Charles Babbage (1791-1871), who came up with the concept of a programmable computer. See more
You're supposed to be accident-prone, yeah?
Yes, I was on a roof one day, nine o'clock one morning, and I fell off, and slid down a garage roof and went through a downstairs window and cut me leg pretty bad. That was at nine o'clock in the morning. They took me to hospital, sewed me leg up, they put it in a casing, put me in the waiting room and by now it's about twelve o'clock. And they gave me a pair of crutches, they said "You can go home", I was on me way home, going out the hospital gates ...