Black Shoe Diaries Announces Birth, But Was Mike Also Separated at Birth?

Congratulations are in order for Mike, the proprietor of SB Nation's Penn State site, Black Shoe Diaries. He and his wife welcomed their son, Alexander James, into the world about 24 hours ago. Our best wishes go out to Mike and his entire family.

I must confess, though, that I did a little bit of a double-take when I saw this picture, which Mike posted at his site:

It reminded me of a recent photograph of my old friend, Tony Waller:

(Image from University of Illinois College of Law.)

Could it be that this birth has revealed that my blogging colleague and my law school buddy were . . . separated at birth?

Go 'Dawgs!

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