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Thursday, July 17, 2014

MLB Network: Christopher Russo Tongue Twisters

I dislike E.W. Scripps. I dislike Scripps. I dislike Scripps a lot.

Repoz Posted: July 17, 2014 at 05:08 PM | 21 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. BDC Posted: July 17, 2014 at 06:40 PM (#4753199)
My favorite actual baseball tongue twister is an object I own:

"Extra-Large Shin-Soo-Choo T-Shirt."
   2. Batman Posted: July 17, 2014 at 06:55 PM (#4753210)
There's no reason for any camera or microphone to be pointed at him.
   3. adenzeno Posted: July 17, 2014 at 07:10 PM (#4753225)
There's no reason for any camera or microphone to be pointed at him.


Ever.
   4. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: July 17, 2014 at 08:28 PM (#4753252)
read this post of mine from almost 8 years ago

I remember almost feeling sorry for him when I met him, because with that speech impediment, he'd NEVER be able to get a job in radio
   5. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: July 17, 2014 at 10:53 PM (#4753312)
I had never seen or heard this guy until this thread. Wow. I can't believe he gets paid to do that for a living.

I don't miss cable TV at all.
   6. JE (Jason) Posted: July 17, 2014 at 11:52 PM (#4753349)
read this post of mine from almost 8 years ago

Wait, you played against Larry Csonka in high school? How old are you???
   7. JE (Jason) Posted: July 17, 2014 at 11:55 PM (#4753351)
Back to Russo: When even Dan Plesac is mocking you, it's probably time to seek refuge in a monastery.
   8. bobm Posted: July 18, 2014 at 12:10 AM (#4753360)
A face made for radio and a voice made for closed captioning.
   9. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: July 18, 2014 at 12:20 AM (#4753364)
Wait, you played against Larry Csonka in high school? How old are you???

I guess the name "jmac66" means he graduated high school in 1966. Or college. (Larry Csonka born 1946)
   10. JE (Jason) Posted: July 18, 2014 at 12:21 AM (#4753365)
A face made for radio and a voice made for closed captioning.

That's as disappointing as playing Marco Polo with Helen Keller.
   11. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: July 18, 2014 at 12:38 AM (#4753375)
read this post of mine from almost 8 years ago

Wait, you played against Larry Csonka in high school? How old are you???

too fucking old

graduated HS in 1965, so do the math
   12. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: July 18, 2014 at 12:50 AM (#4753379)
Any spot involving Russo is the one thing on MLB Network that has me racing to the remote to change the channel to, well, literally almost anything else.
   13. Rob_Wood Posted: July 18, 2014 at 12:57 AM (#4753382)
I remember when MLB Network did a roundtable on the Hall of Fame more than a year ago, Russo was the only one that made no sense. Then they turned around and hired him.
   14. AJMcCringleberry Posted: July 18, 2014 at 07:40 AM (#4753410)
I think the only reason they gave Russo a show was to make Intentional Talk seem watchable.
   15. A Fatty Cow That Need Two Seats Posted: July 18, 2014 at 07:59 AM (#4753413)
Yes, Russo is a clown, etc. and I haven't heard him since he left WFAN. But I grew up listening to shitty sports talk radio, so there is a little nostalgia there. See: this rant on terrible New York fans from the summer of 2000
   16. Avoid running at all times.-S. Paige Posted: July 18, 2014 at 10:16 AM (#4753513)
Russo was an entertaining part of my childhood. Screw you all for crapping on him!
   17. Batman Posted: July 18, 2014 at 10:24 AM (#4753522)
Russo was an entertaining part of my childhood. Screw you all for crapping on him!
You're a bad person and you should feel bad.
   18. PreservedFish Posted: July 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM (#4753550)
Russo was an entertaining part of my childhood. Screw you all for crapping on him!


Did you love that thing where Russo and Francessa would spend 30 minutes very slowly guessing what the TV ratings were for each football game?
   19. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: July 18, 2014 at 11:24 AM (#4753598)
I think the only reason they gave Russo a show was to make Intentional Talk seem watchable.


The misson: find a human being more irritating than Kevin Millar. They said it couldn't be done...
   20. Avoid running at all times.-S. Paige Posted: July 18, 2014 at 11:45 AM (#4753626)
I didn't say it was a good childhood.
   21. Kurt Posted: July 18, 2014 at 12:16 PM (#4753662)
Did you love that thing where Russo and Francessa would spend 30 minutes very slowly guessing what the TV ratings were for each football game?


Every Monday, though it really picked up steam when they got to Rangers-Flyers, the Kemper Open...

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