Rod Dedeaux and Bob Leach

The Mamas & The Papas were wrong: It does rain in Southern California. When the 1996 USC Alumni Game was rained out after three innings, Rod Dedeaux (right) took Jim Barr, a former right-hander with the Giants and Angels, Dave Kingman, and Bob Leach (left) out to lunch, where, as usual, Coach was the consummate raconteur. (USC ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT)