Comedy actor Will Ferrell made headlines for playing baseball as he participated in spring training games with five different teams as he played all nine positions.
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He did this in an attempt to raise money for cancer research, and he was able to raise $1 million.
Despite his good cause and giving baseball fans another thing to enjoy, former Oakland Raiders coach and NFL analyst John Madden had different thoughts.
“I hate it. That’s a lack of respect for the game and for what players have to do to get where they are,” Madden said to Sporting News.
Sporting News covered Madden’s comments on Ferrell on Twitter.
— Sporting News (@sportingnews) March 13, 2015