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Friday, August 17, 2012

MLB Players Impersonate Movie Stars

They Were Expendable. (trust me)

MLB players auditioning for the next installment of The Expendables.

Thanks to Tyler.



Repoz Posted: August 17, 2012 at 10:40 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: August 18, 2012 at 12:29 AM (#4211195)
I didn't think it possible, but that was worse than "The Expendables".
   2. mr. man Posted: August 18, 2012 at 12:35 AM (#4211196)
did Jerry Hairston just make an 'Over the Top' reference?
   3. Darren Posted: August 18, 2012 at 12:39 AM (#4211198)
Wow, that was about as hilarious as Kevin Bass's impersonations.
   4. Walt Davis Posted: August 18, 2012 at 02:48 AM (#4211214)
Derek Holland's Arnold was OK although it was more "pump you up".

And -- what the F is Sutcliffe doing in a Cubs uni ... and he's put on a bit of weight.
   5. Martin Hemner Posted: August 18, 2012 at 07:33 AM (#4211230)
I know it's four years since diagnosis, but maybe Sutcliffe is still on some meds for his colon cancer that adds weight. I'm sure his ability to exercise has probably been compromised.

Not that he was a picture of slim in his Cubs days.
   6. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: August 18, 2012 at 10:44 AM (#4211270)
Hairston's Stallone impression wasn't bad.
   7. Walt Davis Posted: August 18, 2012 at 07:19 PM (#4211599)
I had no idea Sutcliffe had colon cancer.
   8. Shock Posted: August 18, 2012 at 07:33 PM (#4211606)
I actually think it's possible that I have not seen a single one of the movies referenced in this clip (including Expendables 1 & 2)

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