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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Taiwanese video trolls Yankees fans, calls New York ‘done’

This certainly beats any of that Ken Clay animation!

If you didn’t watch the video, you really should. If not (what’s wrong with you?) here’s their reasoning:

1. The Orioles are young and hungry (and Buck Showalter wears an eyepatch).

2. The Rays have the best starting pitching in the division.

3. CC Sabathia, they say, is in danger of being kidnapped by Greenpeace (they don’t say it as nicely as I do, either).

4. Alex Rodriguez is ailing and, well, they suggest he’s no longer getting the help he admitted to once using.

5. Mark Teixeira is indisposed.

6. Derek Jeter is “an overhyped singles slapper.”

Repoz Posted: September 13, 2012 at 01:03 PM | 22 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. 'zop sympathizes with the wrong ####### people Posted: September 13, 2012 at 01:12 PM (#4234856)
<storms Taiwanese embassy>
   2. winnipegwhip Posted: September 13, 2012 at 01:12 PM (#4234857)
That's It!!!!

I will be joining other Yankee fans attacking the Taiwan consulate in my city today.
   3. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: September 13, 2012 at 01:16 PM (#4234860)
But what do the Guamish think?
   4. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: September 13, 2012 at 01:26 PM (#4234878)
[1],[2] Make sure to demand reparations for Chien-Ming Wang v. 2009.
   5. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: September 13, 2012 at 01:33 PM (#4234892)
Only bringing back the tyrant George Steinbrenner will bring these rampaging Yankee fans back to order.
   6. ThisElevatorIsDrivingMeUpTheWall Posted: September 13, 2012 at 01:45 PM (#4234913)
Aw, these guys are against everything, except Formosa.
   7. Esoteric Posted: September 13, 2012 at 02:33 PM (#4234961)
That was...really quite awesome.
   8. GregD Posted: September 13, 2012 at 02:38 PM (#4234971)
So many highlights...the mummified Tex might be my favorite
   9. The_Ex Posted: September 13, 2012 at 02:56 PM (#4234997)
The Yankees have gone 33-32 since the end of July

Lost in translation maybe. No wonder they are injured, that's a lot of doubleheaders.
   10. Esoteric Posted: September 13, 2012 at 03:05 PM (#4235007)
So many highlights...the mummified Tex might be my favorite
I liked that (I liked him using a walker, too) but I really enjoyed how they had Jeter subtlely posing and preening after hitting yet another dink single. These guys -- they do their homework.
   11. salajander Posted: September 13, 2012 at 03:28 PM (#4235037)
This is amazing.
   12. cardsfanboy Posted: September 13, 2012 at 04:00 PM (#4235072)
I liked that (I liked him using a walker, too) but I really enjoyed how they had Jeter subtlely posing and preening after hitting yet another dink single. These guys -- they do their homework.


Glad to see I'm not the only one that really enjoyed that part. The best lol moment was Arod(I believe) corkscrewing himself into the batters box after getting a shot of 'pain killer'.
   13. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: September 13, 2012 at 04:35 PM (#4235111)
This pleases me greatly. And speaking as a fan who knows, missing the playoffs is what all the COOL teams do.
   14. AT-AT at bat@AT&T Posted: September 13, 2012 at 05:44 PM (#4235180)
nicely done...
i missed swishaaarrrr and grandhaarrrrrson though !!
and girhaaarrrdi ! go pirates !!

and of course, everyone (even the tie-wan-ewoks) knows the yankees will win it all !
   15. Gamingboy Posted: September 13, 2012 at 05:48 PM (#4235185)
Dude, the embassy jokes aren't funny.
   16. ajnrules Posted: September 13, 2012 at 06:22 PM (#4235246)
You know that they made this video mostly to cheer on the Taiwanese baseball hero of the moment: Chen Wei-Yin. After all, earlier this year they told his story NMA style.
   17. RMc is organizationalwide! Posted: September 13, 2012 at 07:51 PM (#4235335)
So the Orioles are pirates? That puts a different spin on the '79 Series...
   18. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: September 13, 2012 at 10:07 PM (#4235381)
C. C. Sabathia towed back to sea as Greenpeace mistakes him for a beached whale. Definite LOL moment.
   19. Poster Nutbag Posted: September 13, 2012 at 11:17 PM (#4235407)
This is one of the awesomest pieces of awesome ever.
   20. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: September 13, 2012 at 11:30 PM (#4235415)
Teixiera looking like one of the men in the hospital at the end of Its a Mad Mad Mad Mad World was pretty awesome. Why was his face all bandaged? Hilarious.
   21. Curse of the Andino Posted: September 14, 2012 at 03:09 AM (#4235467)
You know that they made this video mostly to cheer on the Taiwanese baseball hero of the moment: Chen Wei-Yin. After all, earlier this year they told his story NMA style.


I just dropped $40 on Ebay for the t-shirt from Aug. 9. God, I love this team!
   22. PASTE Will Notice Harper When He Hits .467 (Zeth) Posted: September 14, 2012 at 06:05 AM (#4235475)
New York is going to win its division by at least three games.

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