TODAY | April 07, 2014
>> he doesn't even know what that means.
>> like a falcon.
>> start using that.
>> why am i standing and you're sitting?
>> i don't know. why is that?
>> i am standing.
>> that's why they call you a walk-on guest. by the way, 700 sundays. one of my favorite plays ever.
>> thank you.
>> and you're bringing it to hbo.
>> yes, april 19th .
>> which is really cool. they captured this. i had a screener. they really captured it beautifully.
>> i'm very happy with it. you know, it's ten years of work. and we had to make it right.
>> the whole family.
>> it's opening day for the yankees home opener. that's not what i want to talk about. i want to talk about last week's opener for the mets. okay? we had a little daniel murphy controversy. took not one, but two games off because his wife gave birth. he's entitled to three days off for paternity leave . he got blasted on sports radio . you are not only a fan of the game, a student of the game, but you're an evolved man. what do you think about this?
>> i thought it was totally right. he actually caught the baby as it came out. [ laughter ]
>> come on! let's go. let's go. come on, come on.
>> he did have a role.
>> they needed his skills.
>> listen, i was a mr. mom back when it wasn't cool. and i talk about it in the show, back in 1970 -- well, my daughter. and i did that for a year and a half and it was the best time of my life . and it forever bonded us. this is a father with his child. so who was upset with him?
>> mike francesco.
>> what's he doing? what's he doing? al, you're on from t-net.
>> not exactly the brightest bulb.
>> it's not just the mother's job. she did the most difficult thing in bringing the baby into the world, so he's there, he should be.
>> did they lose the two games that he missed?
>> well, now it's stupid. [ laughter ]
>> there's the punch line right there. leave it to billy.
>> somebody said hey, by the way, you play for the mets. it's not going to matter.
>> you said that.
>> that was during the commercial