Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. eddieot Posted: July 09, 2014 at 03:40 PM (#4747173)
Holy gawd ... those uniforms!!! WTF?
   2. you mess with the meat you get the wada 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. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick 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. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick 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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Traderdave
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogPhiladelphia Phillies want "best" offers for Cole Hamels by Wednesday
(1 - 1:55pm, Jul 28)
Last: Hank G.

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - July 2015
(1627 - 1:53pm, Jul 28)
Last: theboyqueen

NewsblogOT: Soccer June 2015
(1342 - 1:50pm, Jul 28)
Last: Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine

NewsblogMets give up too much to get Tyler Clippard - Keith Law Blog - ESPN (INSIDER)
(54 - 1:49pm, Jul 28)
Last: A triple short of the cycle

NewsblogHall of Fame Class of 2015 set for induction | MLB.com
(52 - 1:46pm, Jul 28)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogTrade Chatter - 2015 Deadline
(194 - 1:45pm, Jul 28)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogColorado Rockies acquire Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro from Toronto Blue Jays | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
(68 - 1:44pm, Jul 28)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogOTP - July 2015: Winning the Political Game: Politics is More Like Baseball Than Football
(5597 - 1:39pm, Jul 28)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogA Thesis Could Be Written on Haverford College’s Influence in Baseball - The New York Times
(7 - 1:38pm, Jul 28)
Last: Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat

NewsblogFull Count » Red Sox trade Shane Victorino to Angels for infielder Josh Rutledge; Recall Rusney Castillo
(18 - 1:32pm, Jul 28)
Last: jmurph

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-28-2015
(5 - 1:15pm, Jul 28)
Last: Canker Soriano

NewsblogNick Cafardo: There’s a long shopping list at this year’s baseball trade deadline - The Boston Globe
(28 - 1:05pm, Jul 28)
Last: JE (Jason)

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(1036 - 11:13am, Jul 28)
Last: Conor

NewsblogCubs release Edwin Jackson, eat $15 million left on contract
(28 - 10:40am, Jul 28)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(328 - 8:27am, Jul 28)
Last: AROM

Page rendered in 0.2044 seconds
48 querie(s) executed