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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sun News Network: Old dude at Cubs game makes off-balance catch, sneakily tosses other ball back

Actually, the “old coot” is 65-year old Mike Pullin, a retired professional bowler. In any event, he’s no Bartman.

The aged dude is apparently as quick with his mind as he is with his glove.

Immediately following the snag, he grabbed a ball resting on his seat and tossed it back into play.

The broadcast team was even fooled by the subtle trick: ”He throws the ball back into play, but the Brewers will take that home run…”

JE (Jason) Posted: August 12, 2014 at 09:32 AM | 26 comment(s)
  Beats: cubs, fans, old coot, wrigley field

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Poz: Greatest Thing Ever

The Dalai Lama is not amused.

On Twitter, Jesse Lund puts up this amazing — absolutely amazing — screen shot from the Friday night broadcast of the Yankees and Twins. It may be the greatest thing ever produced by man, including Hamlet and The Godfather and chocolate cake with raspberry sauce.

Perfection in Jeteration is when you can so perfectly present over-the-top praise for the Derek Jeter that you would use the exact same graphic or story or take as satire. This is not as easy as it sounds. Many have tried, many have failed. But this is as close to perfection as we mere human beings can achieve. If Saturday Night Live was to do a skit about how absurd people are when it comes to their Derek Jeter love, this would be EXACTLY the graphic they would use, word-for-word.

JE (Jason) Posted: June 01, 2014 at 11:42 AM | 72 comment(s)
  Beats: derek jeter, hype machine, joe posnanski, old coot, yankees

 

 

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