Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   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. Bote Man 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 obsessed with the latest hoodie 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 is disturbed by bagel developments 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. 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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Phil Birnbaum
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 20 March 2017: This fighter for civil rights has baseball in her DNA
(1461 - 2:10am, Mar 24)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogYadier Molina demands apology for Adam Jones' comments about WBC party plans
(9 - 1:34am, Mar 24)
Last: DFA

NewsblogIan Kinsler Performs Damage Control After Racially-Infused Comments
(108 - 1:28am, Mar 24)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogUSA beats Puerto Rico for first Classic title | MLB.com
(13 - 1:17am, Mar 24)
Last: Ardo

NewsblogJake Arrieta Jacks Longest-Ever Measured Dinger By A Pitcher
(8 - 1:12am, Mar 24)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogFortune magazine crowns Theo Epstein 'world's greatest leader'
(13 - 1:02am, Mar 24)
Last: Ardo

NewsblogOT: NCAA March Madness 2017
(210 - 11:55pm, Mar 23)
Last: puck

NewsblogReport: Former Bulls GM Jerry Krause dies at 77
(55 - 11:54pm, Mar 23)
Last: jobu

NewsblogCroat Asks All 30 MLB Teams Why He Should Be a Fan, Gets Eight Replies
(32 - 11:24pm, Mar 23)
Last: Omineca Greg

NewsblogDallas Green, first Phillies manager to win the World Series, dies at 82
(44 - 11:13pm, Mar 23)
Last: JohnQ

NewsblogWhite Sox patiently dangling Jose Quintana
(59 - 10:38pm, Mar 23)
Last: Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com

NewsblogIn ratings, buzz, attendance and baseball, the 2017 World Baseball Classic was a huge success
(8 - 10:04pm, Mar 23)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogMLB Has a Massive Diversity Problem in the Local Broadcast Booth
(104 - 9:22pm, Mar 23)
Last: NJ in NY (Now with Baby!)

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(778 - 9:18pm, Mar 23)
Last: If on a winter's night a baserunner

NewsblogOT: March-April 2017 Soccer Thread
(141 - 6:44pm, Mar 23)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

Page rendered in 0.2568 seconds
47 querie(s) executed