Sitting Behind Shaq Sucks

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Spotted during the telecast of tonight's St. Louis Cardinals game, the poor guy who gets the seat behind the seven-foot-one-inch tall Shaquille O'Neal.

O'Neal is in St. Louis for the next few days, where he will film a home run derby against Albert Pujols, for a new reality TV show where the Diesel (is that name still relevant, what with all his entertaining tweets?) takes on pro athletes at their own game.

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According to one blogger, the NBA star will take on Pujols Thursday at T.R. Hughes Stadium in O'Fallon, Missouri. The show will premiere at 8 p.m. on August 18 and be called Shaq VS.

The fellow behind O'Neal is Jerry Clinton, known for leading Grey Eagle Distributors, Inc., which distributed Anheuser-Busch products.

Check back here tomorrow for coverage from O'Neal's press conference with Pujols.

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