First dating Torrie Wilson, then hiring Snitsky as a bodyguard...is A-Rod secretly a big WWE fan?
"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
I think The Giant winning the World Title was the first signal that things were starting to get good in WCW. His reign was actually really well booked and the way Flair put him over huge here made an impact.