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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

MLB 2012 Postseason on TBS - Land Of Hope & Dreams

This year’s trailer for TBS’ postseason coverage features Bruce Springsteen.

Gamingboy Posted: August 29, 2012 at 05:50 PM | 18 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bruuuuuuuuuuce, music, tbs, television

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   1. What's the realistic upside, RMc? Posted: August 29, 2012 at 06:55 PM (#4221765)
Springsteen si, Caliendo no!
   2. Repoz Posted: August 29, 2012 at 07:39 PM (#4221785)
200 grey-haired BBWAA members just shakingly zipped up.
   3. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: August 29, 2012 at 08:28 PM (#4221806)
The destruction of the working man's American dream. Very funny.
   4. Justin T magically lactates all the time Posted: August 29, 2012 at 08:36 PM (#4221810)
If it was just the trailer promoting the run-up to the postseason I could take it l because I'd never see it. But since it will be used going to and returning from every damn commercial break during TBS's playoff games, I despise it without having seen it.
   5. Jarrod HypnerotomachiaPoliphili(Teddy F. Ballgame) Posted: August 29, 2012 at 08:40 PM (#4221814)
Was that a shot of Adrian Gonzalez in a Dodger uniform I saw?
   6. Lassus Posted: August 29, 2012 at 09:19 PM (#4221840)
Bruce is playing around the corner at Vernon Downs racetrack tonight.
   7. vortex of dissipation Posted: August 29, 2012 at 09:39 PM (#4221847)
Be nice if there was more of the team with best record in baseball (and which is actually going to win the thing) than one millisecond shot of Joey Votto...
   8. zonk Posted: August 29, 2012 at 09:45 PM (#4221851)
Hot damn! On one hand, it's kinda funny in a Born in the USA way to see anything off of Wrecking Ball be used for something like this, but at least they picked a single that actually is supposed to be uplifting.

Seeing the Boss at Wrigley next weekend and I'm pretty sure it will be the best thing I see at Clark & Addison this year.
   9. Lassus Posted: August 29, 2012 at 10:50 PM (#4221894)
I would have preferred "Land of Hope and Glory" by Madness.
   10. MM1f Posted: August 29, 2012 at 11:58 PM (#4221959)
From the new album Wrecking Ball? Hope and Dreams was on the Live in NY album like a decade ago, and that version was way better than this one.
   11. Howie Menckel Posted: August 30, 2012 at 12:31 AM (#4221971)

"This train, is for saints and sinners..."

Cut to Derek Jeter and Pete Rose.

"This train, is for whores and gamblers..."

Cut to .... #justsayin



   12. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: August 30, 2012 at 02:35 AM (#4222000)
You got to hand it Springsteen, I like him every bit as much now as I did 30 years ago.
   13. Fred Lynn Nolan Ryan Sweeney Agonistes Posted: August 30, 2012 at 03:47 AM (#4222004)
[hands that to Springsteen]
   14. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: August 30, 2012 at 08:24 AM (#4222038)
I would have preferred "Land of Hope and Glory" by Madness.


For me, "Hope & Glory" by the Skids.
   15. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: August 30, 2012 at 08:35 AM (#4222043)
"Power and the Glory" is really not one of Saxon's best songs. Maybe "See the Light Shining".
   16. The Id of SugarBear Blanks Posted: August 30, 2012 at 09:14 AM (#4222087)
Land of Hopes & Dreame & 4.0 Overnight Ratings ... the Postseason on TBS!!!
   17. The Id of SugarBear Blanks Posted: August 30, 2012 at 09:16 AM (#4222095)
Yikes, way too optimistic:

Land of Hopes & Dreams & 2.0 Overnight Ratings ... the Postseason on TBS!!!!!
   18. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: August 30, 2012 at 10:03 AM (#4222171)
Oh dear, my prediction in comment #24 is fated to be more true than ever before.

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