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Friday, June 22, 2012

Bill Murray inducted to South Atlantic League Hall of Fame

video directed by Wes Anderson.

Every Inge Counts Posted: June 22, 2012 at 11:21 AM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cubs, hall of fame, minor leagues, movies, video

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   1. Every Inge Counts Posted: June 22, 2012 at 12:00 PM (#4163665)
It really is a good speech:

The actor also talked about his first time visiting Wrigley Field as a child. The avid Cubs fan summed up one's first trip to a ballpark about as well as you can. "My heart just leapt and I thought 'Ah, this is where I'm supposed to be,'" he said of his trips to Wrigley. "This feels like one of my homes. Maybe I was at home here a long time ago."

Read more at: http://www.nesn.com/2012/06/bill-murray-gives-fantastic-speech-upon-induction-to-south-atlantic-league-hall-of-fame-video.html

   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 22, 2012 at 12:09 PM (#4163675)
Wow, Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become a South Atlantic League Hall of Famer.
   3. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: June 22, 2012 at 12:15 PM (#4163683)
and Soriano's available, so he's got that going for him
   4. boteman Posted: June 22, 2012 at 12:21 PM (#4163695)
...which is nice.
   5. The District Attorney Posted: June 22, 2012 at 01:04 PM (#4163730)
It really is a good speech
It ended with "No one will ever believe you."
   6. Bob Tufts Posted: June 22, 2012 at 02:01 PM (#4163787)
But did Carl Spackler use steroids and other illegal PED's?
   7. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: June 22, 2012 at 02:21 PM (#4163804)
Oh yeah, IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER! IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER! IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER!
   8. King Berenger Posted: June 22, 2012 at 03:16 PM (#4163865)
His part about seeing Wrigley field for the first time was actually quite moving. I remember being shocked reading Curtis Granderson saying that if they tore down Wrigley, the fans would miss it for a bit but then start loving the new stadium just like the fans supposedly love New Yankee Stadium.
   9. eddieot Posted: June 22, 2012 at 04:44 PM (#4163986)
Awesome. I spit my seltzer at the ..."so I came as Chris Schenkel" line.
   10. Bourbon Samurai Posted: June 22, 2012 at 04:44 PM (#4163987)
I remember being shocked reading Curtis Granderson saying that if they tore down Wrigley, the fans would miss it for a bit but then start loving the new stadium just like the fans supposedly love New Yankee Stadium.


It takes awhile to build up memories. The Yankees have won a series in the new one right?

I'm a Redskins fan and I loved RFK and loathe FedEx field to this day
   11. Dread Pirate Dave Roberts Posted: June 22, 2012 at 05:31 PM (#4164016)
"This feels like one of my homes. Maybe I was at home here a long time ago."


Maybe it's because he's a god? Not *the* God... I don't think.
   12. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: June 22, 2012 at 05:51 PM (#4164021)
Not *the* God... I don't think.


The one who posts on BTF, I presume you mean.

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