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Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Taiwan Provides What Might Be The Most Awkward First Pitch In Baseball History

Possibly NSFW?

Yoga “goddess” Yan shows off her flexible talents before the game between the Lamigo Monkeys and Brother Elephants and quickly devolves it into one big strip tease. I feel it deserves recognition as the oddest because you never really know what’s coming or where she is going with her routine. At first I thought she was going to throw the ball backwards, but by the end I was expecting it to shoot out of her like a cannon. The worst part is how she totally woofs the pitch part of her routine.

If I’m not mistaken, I believe I saw David Wells attempt the same feat before a game in 1998. But then he threw a perfect game, so who am I to judge?

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 09, 2014 at 11:06 AM | 16 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: first pitch, strip tease, taiwan, yoga

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   1. eddieot Posted: July 09, 2014 at 03:40 PM (#4747173)
Holy gawd ... those uniforms!!! WTF?
   2. odds are meatwad is drunk Posted: July 09, 2014 at 04:05 PM (#4747207)
Love how the player gets a high five from his teamate at the end of it all.
   3. Batman Posted: July 09, 2014 at 04:35 PM (#4747275)
The guy who humped her is the Asian Jose Canseco.
   4. JE (Jason) Posted: July 09, 2014 at 04:37 PM (#4747280)
That wasn't a particularly impressive performance. Was the home team too cheap to rent the woman a pole?
   5. DanO Posted: July 09, 2014 at 07:22 PM (#4747530)
I was hoping for something like the banana show described in Swimming to Cambodia. Oh well, maybe next time.
   6. stevegamer Posted: July 09, 2014 at 08:40 PM (#4747594)
The uniforms would be fine for the Leopards or Jaguars, for example. Monkeys? No.
   7. DanG Posted: July 09, 2014 at 08:43 PM (#4747596)
those uniforms!!! WTF?
They're banned by the Giants.
   8. Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip Posted: July 09, 2014 at 09:03 PM (#4747609)
Love that ending, but she throws like a girl.
   9. Lars6788 Posted: July 09, 2014 at 09:29 PM (#4747625)
I thought it was jazzy, though I was expecting a better throw.
   10. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: July 09, 2014 at 09:51 PM (#4747635)
I was hoping for something like the banana show described in Swimming to Cambodia.
RIP Spalding Gray. Quite a career.
   11. DanO Posted: July 09, 2014 at 10:36 PM (#4747652)
RIP Spalding Gray. Quite a career.


Yeah, he was awesome. Terribly sad ending.
   12. Rob_Wood Posted: July 09, 2014 at 10:55 PM (#4747657)
that was disturbing on so many levels
   13. Ulysses S. Fairsmith Posted: July 10, 2014 at 01:07 AM (#4747696)
I'm guessing I'm the only one who cares, but they're not the Brother Elephants anymore; they are the Brothers.
   14. ellsbury my heart at wounded knee Posted: July 10, 2014 at 04:14 AM (#4747723)
Extreme flexibility kind of grosses me out. Sorry, extremely flexible people.
   15. RollingWave Posted: July 10, 2014 at 05:25 AM (#4747727)
The actual worst / best part is that, the guy that caught the ball and then hugged her ( one of their star player) when he hugged her, look closely......

Suffice to say that his wife was not amused (she said it to a news paper too.). (

btw, the announcers caught it almost immediately. he said after the hug that "Lin hugged her softly... or was it "hard"ly? I mean his baseball bat is hard of course." (yes its the same guy that announced that crazy Manny Ramirez Homerun call)

   16. Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip Posted: July 10, 2014 at 07:00 AM (#4747732)
The actual worst / best part is that, the guy that caught the ball and then hugged her ( one of their star player) when he hugged her, look closely......

She was even better than that Romanian gymnast, but the guy who caught the ball was no comedian.

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