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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

FINGER-DIPPING PLAY-BY-PLAY BY JOHN STERLING (RR)

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Yankees radio announcer John Sterling is being called out for foul behavior in the stadium’s press dining room. “Sterling has made a habit of walking over to the dessert table and dipping his finger into the ice cream barrel,” one stadium worker told us, adding that the play-by-play vet has also used the same tablespoon to repeatedly take samples. During the Boston series, “He wandered over to the cake and pie section, broke off a piece of a cake slice, ate it and wiped his grimy hands on the linen tablecloth, leaving the remainder of the slice for someone else to eat - which indeed happened,” our spy continued. A rep for WCBS Radio declined to comment, and a team spokesman said the Yankees “know nothing about it.”

Repoz Posted: July 09, 2008 at 03:27 PM | 25 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: announcers, media, yankees

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   1. Xander Posted: July 09, 2008 at 03:39 PM (#2850439)
Is this a joke?
   2. Belfry Bob Posted: July 09, 2008 at 03:41 PM (#2850442)
I guess after reading in Ball Four about Yogi dragging his privates over the cold cuts at the Yankee post-game spread, Sterling figures a little finger-dipping is just carrying on a Yankee tradition.
   3. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: July 09, 2008 at 03:44 PM (#2850445)
Is that even legal?
   4. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: July 09, 2008 at 03:45 PM (#2850449)
How will this affect his Hall of Fame chances?
   5. The Good Face Posted: July 09, 2008 at 03:48 PM (#2850452)
He should have his spoon taken away.
   6. aleskel Posted: July 09, 2008 at 03:53 PM (#2850459)
Sparky Lyle would approve
   7. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: July 09, 2008 at 04:18 PM (#2850492)
I heard Sterling borrow Chico's soap and never give it back.
   8. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: July 09, 2008 at 04:22 PM (#2850501)
"Yogi dragging his privates over the cold cuts at the Yankee post-game spread"

Meet the Me(a)ts?
   9. SoSH U at work Posted: July 09, 2008 at 04:23 PM (#2850505)
Meet the Me(a)ts?


Close, that manuever is referred to as Met the Meats.
   10. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: July 09, 2008 at 04:33 PM (#2850530)
"A little payback, from eaters!"
   11. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: July 09, 2008 at 04:50 PM (#2850550)
   12. winnipegwhip Posted: July 09, 2008 at 04:52 PM (#2850551)
"You'll be okay. Just keep your hands and feet away from his mouth."
   13. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: July 09, 2008 at 04:52 PM (#2850552)
F*ck Sterling, what the hell is up with YouTube? It's almost impossible to link anything from them anymore without coming up with something completely different than what you copied.
   14. Toolsy McClutch Posted: July 09, 2008 at 06:23 PM (#2850705)
This has to be a joke, right?
   15. Xander Posted: July 09, 2008 at 06:27 PM (#2850711)
And since when do paragraphs pass for articles? It's actually a pretty good rule of thumb to go by: If you can't even stretch a piece of information into a standard-length article, it's probably not news-worthy.
   16. RB in NYC (Now Semi-Retired from BBTF) Posted: July 09, 2008 at 06:30 PM (#2850718)
And since when do paragraphs pass for articles? It's actually a pretty good rule of thumb to go by: If you can't even stretch a piece of information into a standard-length article, it's probably not news-worthy.
This is actually just one of many small items from Page Six. The Post's website just displays them that way.
   17. Xander Posted: July 09, 2008 at 06:37 PM (#2850724)
Oh, I see.
   18. Worrierking Posted: July 09, 2008 at 06:44 PM (#2850731)
Of all the disgusting things I've evuh seen, oh my goodness gracious!
   19. Van Lingle Mungo Jerry Posted: July 09, 2008 at 07:17 PM (#2850779)
Of all the disgusting things I've evuh seen, oh my goodness gracious!


I was going to make a joke about not knowing where that finger's been, including an insinuation about Suzyn Waldman, but I decided it just wasn't worth it.
   20. PerroX Posted: July 09, 2008 at 07:33 PM (#2850811)
Like all the google ads at the bottom of the page for sterling silver. But the best one reads:

Bug, Pest, or Rodent Problems? Find an Exterminator locally.
   21. pthomas Posted: July 09, 2008 at 08:57 PM (#2851043)
IT IS COLD, IT IS WET, IT IS DEEP!!!!! ITS DOUBLE DIPPED!!!!
   22. The District Attorney Posted: July 09, 2008 at 09:02 PM (#2851049)
what the hell is up with YouTube? It's almost impossible to link anything from them anymore without coming up with something completely different than what you copied.
Has to do with the relatively recent change of ownership. The Google people explain it here.
   23. Phil Coorey. Posted: July 09, 2008 at 09:21 PM (#2851089)
I hate you DA - Rick Astley is going to be stuck in my head all day! I don't even know why I clicked on it
   24. Petunia inquires about ponies Posted: July 09, 2008 at 09:25 PM (#2851095)
Oh man, that was classic. Best execution I've seen all year.
   25. GIANTlhbASS Posted: July 10, 2008 at 06:35 AM (#2851623)
Nooo .... not Rick. Though what's worse, the DA's sneak attack or confessing to watching the debut long ago on "Friday Night Videos?"

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