DISCUS staffer a living legend in electric football

Adrian Baxter, who works for the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, is the "Walter Payton" of electric football.

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Generation Y might not be familiar with electric football, a tabletop game played on a metal, vibrating field. The game, which was very popular in the 1970s, is still apparently thriving.

There are electric football tournaments, and if you enter one, you don't want to face Baxter.

The 42-year-old, who is an assistant controller at DISCUS, has won 25 electric football championships and "is a shoo-in" for something called the Miniature Football Coaches Association (MFCA) Hall of Fame, according to an eye-opening feature in The Washington Post Magazine.

Now, saying you're in the MFCA Hall of Fame might not be the best pick-up line, but you've got to do what you love, right?

It is clear that Baxter loves electric football. And he's so good at it that he's hated by some of the other tournament players.

In a statement to ITK, Baxter said, "I picked up electric football when I was a kid and playing now brings me back to my childhood. The MFCA has done a great job bringing others around the country together to grow this hobby into something more. I look forward to competing long into the future."