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Friday, January 10, 2014

Governor of Brohio | indians.com

We’re talking about a totally outrageous paradigm.

We are on the hunt for a Governor of Brohio for 2014! Do you exude the personality, the finesse, and the description listed below? Submit a video showing us why you should be considered a candidate for governor. You could win tickets to lead Brohio fans every Friday and Saturday night game!...

Summary Description:
The Brohio Governor is responsible for providing an exceptional experience for every fan that enters the Brohio section. This may include, but is not limited to welcoming bros, leading cheers, encouraging amazing awesomeness throughout the ballpark, and creating an enthusiastic and positive atmosphere for all Brohio nights.

Duties:
• Proactively engage and interact with bros in Brohio and throughout the ballpark
• Have full knowledge of all Brohio happenings; stay in contact with Indians representatives
• Lead Brohio cheers, encourage fans to rock their Brohio tee, create unique Brohio signage, etc.
• Project a positive, Swishalicious attitude at all times
• Additional related duties as determined by Brohio team

The District Attorney Posted: January 10, 2014 at 11:33 AM | 23 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: encouraging amazing awesomeness, indians, proactive, swishalicious

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   1. Bhaakon Posted: January 10, 2014 at 12:11 PM (#4635687)
Is it too late to bring back Chief Wahoo?
   2. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: January 10, 2014 at 12:12 PM (#4635691)
Wow. This is the worst thing ever.
   3. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: January 10, 2014 at 12:13 PM (#4635694)
The winner will be sacrificed on Opening Day, right?
   4. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: January 10, 2014 at 12:16 PM (#4635701)
Lead all the applicants into the Man Cave, then wall up the entrance.
   5. jmurph Posted: January 10, 2014 at 12:23 PM (#4635707)
Thank you, Cleveland Indians, for finally topping that terrible President of Red Sox Nation embarrassment (oh god that appears to still be a thing).
   6. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: January 10, 2014 at 12:30 PM (#4635722)
To all good and decent Ohioans...you have my sympathies for all the wise ass comments that are coming.
   7. Greasy Neale Heaton (Dan Lee) Posted: January 10, 2014 at 12:35 PM (#4635730)
*hangs head in shame, thinks back to the good old days of Andy Allanson and Rich Yett playing in front of 2,600 people before Brohio was a thing*
   8. baerga1 Posted: January 10, 2014 at 01:12 PM (#4635771)
This is terribly embarrassing and there is no defending it in the end, but this is what happens when you have a marketing department with an impossible job that is made up of people who feel that they need to earn their salaries somehow.

It's analogous to the manager who calls for bunts and hit-and-runs for fear of feeling useless. It hurts the team, but what else is he supposed to do? Just sit there??
   9. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 10, 2014 at 01:18 PM (#4635775)
Isn't Nick Swisher already Governor4Lyfe of Brohio?
   10. NTP Nate Posted: January 10, 2014 at 01:32 PM (#4635791)
The Nationals just recently managed to rid themselves of a Dude-Bro "in-game host", so I fully expect them to come up with something this bad or worse for 2014. But yeah, this is impressively awful.
   11. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: January 10, 2014 at 01:38 PM (#4635798)
Governor of Brohio


Not nearly as cool a title as Mayor of Batman.
   12. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: January 10, 2014 at 05:41 PM (#4635982)
As Governor of Michidude!, I'm taking Toledo back.
   13. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: January 10, 2014 at 05:51 PM (#4635986)
*hangs head in shame, thinks back to the good old days of Andy Allanson and Rich Yett playing in front of 2,600 people before Brohio was a thing*


Far as I can tell, this was the lowest-attended game in Cleveland that featured both Messrs. Allanson and Yett. But the attendance was a whopping 4,940, not 2,600. (Of course, that was the official number. By the time the Twins scored six runs in the first three innings, there might not have been 260 people left in the park, never mind 2,600...)
   14. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: January 10, 2014 at 06:25 PM (#4636001)
Far as I can tell, this was the lowest-attended game in Cleveland that featured both Messrs. Allanson and Yett.
Everybody was in Atlanta that day, watching Gordon Beckham being born. Not at the Braves game though.
   15. Canker Soriano Posted: January 10, 2014 at 06:47 PM (#4636018)
This sounds like fun. I might have to dust off my good fedora for the interview, brosephs.
   16. Greg K Posted: January 10, 2014 at 06:56 PM (#4636020)
I remember going to an Indians game in 1988-1990. My dad was a life-long fan having grown up on the other side of Lake Erie and listened to the 1954 World Series on the radio. I assume he had seen a game at some point, but I doubt he'd been to one in a long time. He was adamant we stop in to see a game on our family drive from Toronto to Vancouver. We got some cheap seats and after an inning or two an usher came up to us and asked if we would please come sit in the infield, a couple seats back of the dugout. I was 5 or 6 so I don't remember the game at all...but I remember it being fun! In Toronto we'd always sit in the upper deck.
   17. Greg K Posted: January 10, 2014 at 06:56 PM (#4636021)
Also, just reading the headline I just assumed this was a story about Nick Swisher.
   18. Greg K Posted: January 10, 2014 at 06:57 PM (#4636022)
Double Post
   19. The District Attorney Posted: January 10, 2014 at 06:58 PM (#4636023)
The winner will be sacrificed on Opening Day, right?
Yes, and the first person to triple-post wins.
   20. Jay Z Posted: January 10, 2014 at 07:20 PM (#4636032)
Certainly had enough of the dude crap myself.

Probably partially due to the increased profile of homosexuals. Nothing wrong with that of course. But back in the 1950s, a lot of people thought Liberace was just a nice young man. And of course there have always been many heterosexual men with some prissy or effeminate characteristics.

But now more people are aware of all that. So if you're too prissy you seem gay. If you're too macho, well then you seem gay too. The only sure way to establish your masculinity bona fides is to scratch your balls at least once every five seconds. Hence the ride of the bro and Peter Griffin.
   21. Baldrick Posted: January 10, 2014 at 09:34 PM (#4636062)
Certainly had enough of the dude crap myself.

Probably partially due to the increased profile of homosexuals. Nothing wrong with that of course. But back in the 1950s, a lot of people thought Liberace was just a nice young man. And of course there have always been many heterosexual men with some prissy or effeminate characteristics.

But now more people are aware of all that. So if you're too prissy you seem gay. If you're too macho, well then you seem gay too. The only sure way to establish your masculinity bona fides is to scratch your balls at least once every five seconds. Hence the ride of the bro and Peter Griffin.

Can't tell if serious...
   22. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: January 10, 2014 at 10:34 PM (#4636072)
You guys need to calm down. In fact you guys need to Keep Calm and Chive On.
   23. IronChef Chris Wok Posted: January 11, 2014 at 05:28 AM (#4636163)
In a tongue and cheek way this kind of awesome.

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