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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Must-see: Memphis Redbirds will wear ‘organ-themed’ uniforms

The Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, are holding an “Organ Donor Night” at AutoZone Park on Aug. 13 and these are the jerseys that they are planning to wear:

Organs in Memphis? Booker T approves!

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: July 24, 2011 at 03:49 AM | 17 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cardinals, memorabilia, minor leagues

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   1. staring out the window and waiting for fenderbelly Posted: July 24, 2011 at 07:46 AM (#3884183)
Sweet! I'd like to see some phrenology helmets too.

Seriously, donate your organs. You don't need them at that point.
   2. Phil Coorey is a T-Shirt Salesman Posted: July 24, 2011 at 07:48 AM (#3884184)
Organ Donor by DJ Shadow is probably the favourite song right now.

Those jerseys are pretty interesting to say the least
   3. staring out the window and waiting for fenderbelly Posted: July 24, 2011 at 08:09 AM (#3884186)
Wow, I love that album. Great track too.

I think that The Tuneyards may be pushing that sound.
   4. Walt Davis Posted: July 24, 2011 at 08:14 AM (#3884188)
Ick.

And you can donate intestines?
   5. Phil Coorey is a T-Shirt Salesman Posted: July 24, 2011 at 09:42 AM (#3884191)
Organ Donor by DJ Shadow is probably the favourite song right now.


That should be "the twins favourite song right now"

I think that The Tuneyards may be pushing that sound.


No need to click on the link - I have the album and love it!

(big shout out to Mattbert who got me into it via the new music thread)
   6. Hack Wilson Posted: July 24, 2011 at 09:47 AM (#3884192)
Please don't show the pants.
   7. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: July 24, 2011 at 12:28 PM (#3884200)
And you can donate intestines?


IIRC, they sometimes transplant the small intestine, at least.
   8. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: July 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM (#3884201)
Looks like I was right, Walt: Link
   9. GotowarMissAgnes Posted: July 24, 2011 at 01:53 PM (#3884217)
Not only can you transplant the intestines :)

Fecal Transplants
   10. Don Lock Posted: July 24, 2011 at 02:30 PM (#3884227)
I think it is admirable that the Redbirds are devoting a night to providing musical instruments to the needy. But how are you supposed to get those old pianos and keyboards to the park? Will they fit through the turnstiles and, ...oh, never mind.
   11. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 24, 2011 at 02:41 PM (#3884229)
And you can donate intestines?


No, but once they sucker you into signing that donor card anything goes. I think they use 'em to make violin strings.
   12. Bob Evans Posted: July 24, 2011 at 03:20 PM (#3884239)
Fecal Transplants

Wow, I didn't know that this cartoon was based on reality. Holy...
   13. Tom Nawrocki Posted: July 24, 2011 at 03:47 PM (#3884242)
They should put a design on the cap too, just in case.
   14. Fernigal McGunnigle Posted: July 24, 2011 at 04:03 PM (#3884246)
Fecal Transplants


It sounds incredibly disgusting, but they're amazing and can really help people. A guy I knew had one (from his wife) after chemo and treatments for several nasty infections killed off all of his useful gut flora. It really turned him around, ultimately it probably saved his life.
   15. TerpNats Posted: July 24, 2011 at 05:13 PM (#3884271)
Wonder what the White Sox will wear to honor Nancy Faust.
   16. Walt Davis Posted: July 24, 2011 at 06:14 PM (#3884303)
Wonder what the White Sox will wear to honor Nancy Faust.

Don't know but I can hear Ozzie's rant now ... "We were honoring Nancy Faust tonight right? Well we ran the ####### bases like our ####### players were carrying ####### organs on their ####### backs, those two-bit worthless pieces of ####."
   17. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 24, 2011 at 06:25 PM (#3884315)
I had nightmares as a kid about Slim Goodbody.

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