Searching through an FBI reference book, Mulder finds a photograph of Arthur Dales with a baseball team and the alien bounty hunter. Mulder goes to Arthur Dales' house to ask him about the photograph. There he finds Arthur Dales' brother, also named Arthur. Mr. Dales proceeds to tell Mulder a story of a 1940's Negro baseball player in Roswell named Josh Exley who was closing in on breaking some professional baseball records. Mr. Dales tells how he was assigned to protect this player from the KKK and that Exley was actually an alien. Written by
Did You Know?
The character Josh Exley is based on Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays, aka "the black Babe Ruth", who's jersey Mulder wears later in the episode. Coincidentally Gibson died in 1947 See more
Mulder goes to Arthur Dale's apartment looking for Arhtur. However in the episode "Agua Mala", which aired earlier in the season, Mulder and Scully go to Florida to see Arthur. Therefore, Mulder already knew that Arthur lived in Florida so why would Mulder go to Arthur's apartment to find him? See more
Now don't strangle it, you just wanna shake hands with it. "Hello, Mr. Bat. It's a pleasure to make your acquaintance." "Oh, no-no Miss Scully, the pleasure is all mine."
The tag line reads "In the Big Inning." See more
References The Natural
Come and Go with Me to That Land
Arranged and produced by Maggie Wheeler
Performed by 'Jesse L. Martin' and 'Josh Exley' See more