ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian reports that the Anaheim Angels have traded minor league infielder Matt Scioscia to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Trevor Gretzky.
Gretzky, the son of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky and an abrupt reminder of how little time you have left in your short, insignificant life, was selected in the seventh round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft. The left-hander is expected to start for the Inland Empire 66ers where he will bat 5th in the lineup and emphasize the coming winter of your existence.
Scioscia, the son of longtime Angels manager and former big-league catcher Mike Scioscia, will make his debut for the Boise Hawks later this year. While the infielder [...]
This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff interviews Matt Golden, who has played Mr. Met for more than 10 years. They talk about how to deal with fans at the stadium, how to talk properly to people when you are wearing a giant head, and what it's like acting as a mascot compared to acting in a Shakespeare play.
"When you had the microphone we had to come up with ways that people couldn't talk too much on the microphone, where you'd sort of ask them a question and then pull the mic away and they would give you the answers, and then you would [...]
Seriously, this guy is the best. You might be wondering, "How much fun can one man really generate in the rain?" Apparently, tons; it is his job. That's right, Bill Murray is the Director of Fun for the Charleston RiverDogs, the minor league baseball team he partly owns. He's arguably also the world's Director of Fun. For a person who once voiced Garfield, he sure did create a perfect video to start off a Monday.
After yesterday's depressing news that The Best Show on WFMU will end its run in December, the show got a nice tribute at the final game of the World Series. Apparently the organist at Fenway Park is a Best Show fan.
I think some of those fun facts were fake but I'm sure they were fun. Are they doing this everywhere? Are they going from town to town to town, riding the rails, making up things about baseball players as a campaign for The Campaign? It's a bit old school (Old School!) but it would totally work because their movie is about rival baseball players. What's that? Oh, it's about rival political campaigns. Zach and Will, stop throwing pitches and eating pizza (watch below) and start getting ready to appear on Meet the Press.
On this episode: Dan disappears, we visit the planetarium, Dogworthy thinks he's people, the stage manager at World Wide Wrestling leaves some voicemails, lots of fun contest at the Clearfield Nightwatchman baseball game, the Pinterest Podcasterist, the Dungeons and Dragons Invitational on Clearfield Sports Network, Herb from Pittsburgh answers Paul from Portland's Facebook question, Blendy's new breakfast menu, Sybil the co-dependant parrot, and two rugged dudes share what could be their last moment together.
Bill Murray is the co-owner and Director of Fun for the Charleston RiverDogs minor league baseball team. This video was from his induction into the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame. He wasn't sure if he deserved the honor but he does – he deserves every honor. This speech is funny in parts but mostly it's an earnest, somewhat touching look into Murray's relationship with baseball and his view of life. He closes the speech by advising the players to "walk out into centerfield and just lie on the ground and watch those fireworks in the sky over your head; you'll never have a night or day like today." [...]
The Onion, Exhausted Ken Burns Urges Baseball To Stop: "'I can't do this anymore,' Burns said. 'The more baseball that is played, the more I have to document. But it's futile. The documentary will never end, because in order for it to end, baseball itself would have to end. I'm always playing catch-up ball. The Tenth Inning, The Eleventh Inning, The 2,945th Inning. Christ, how many more of these things will I have to make?'"
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