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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Aaron Judge fools Yankees fans on ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon

At 6-7, 282 pounds, Aaron Judge is hard to miss.

But the Yankees rookie managed to fool fans in a Jimmy Fallon segment on “The Tonight Show” that aired Monday night simply by wearing a pair of hipster glasses.

Judge asked one fan, wearing a Yankees hat, who his favorite player is right now.

“Adam Judge,” the fan responded.

Judge later held up a headshot of himself in uniform and said: “People say I kind of look like him.”

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 16, 2017 at 01:39 PM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: aaron judge, comedy, jimmy fallon, yankees

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

DRUNK HISTORY WILL EXPLORE DISCO DEMOLITION NIGHT

Tonight’s episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History is going to look at one of the more infamous promotions in MLB history. Disco Demolition Night at the old Comiskey Park in Chicago happened on July 12, 1979 and was the brainchild of DJ Steve Dahl and the Chicago White Sox’s promotions director Mike Veeck. It happened in between the doubleheader between the White Sox and the Detroit Tigers when a bunch of disco records were blown up on the field.

It led to a bunch of fans emptying the stands, storming the field, tearing up the turf and the result left the field in such bad shape that the White Sox had to forfeit the second game. The whole thing was witnessed by Harry Caray and Jimmy Piersall and aired on WSNS TV. It was televised throughout Chicago and surrounding areas through the White Sox Television Network.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 06, 2016 at 03:06 PM | 5 comment(s)
  Beats: baseball in television, bill veeck, comedy, disco demo, white sox

 

 

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