Most people thought Leonard had terrible vision. Brashear, who severed an optic nerve in a crash in'53, ran almost his entire career with one eye. "At least I had one good eye!" he jokes. According to Leonard, his vision, "was usually 20/30. Mario Andretti used to kid me: 'Giuseppe, can you see?' I'd say, 'Listen fellas, I don't know if my eyes are as good as yours, but as long as your asses are behind me, no problemos!'