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Folks You Just Can't Make This Stuff Up

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, May 25, 2008.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    as John Sterling likes to say.

    Today's game - Seattle with runners on 2nd and 3rd - 1 out . 7th inning Bettencourt at bat Wang on mound. Yankees down 3-2 . Obviously a big AB . Sterling announces that Jeter runs in to talk to Wong.

    Waldman chimes in that Jeter will do that to remind Wang that it is a good time for a ground ball double play -

    Sterling reminds Waldman that double play is almost impossible since there is not a runner on first.

    That's the type of fine analysis that we get all year from Waldman.
  2. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

  3. Lou Merloni is set to join NESN as an analyst.

    NESN rocks!
  4. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    Something feels wong with the spelling of Chin-Mein Wang's name.
  5. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Another reason why I can't listen to Yankees games on the radio.
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    That is the Mandarin spelling
  7. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    why does waldman still have a job?
  8. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    Maybe he thought the guy on second was going to steal first.
  9. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

  10. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    When I was a kid, this fraud sang "Meet the Mets" for a jazzed-up, '80s version.

    You could hear her warbling on the loudspeakers before every home game.
  11. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Because she can wave her Yankee pom-poms on the air from the broadcast booth where nobody can see her face.
  12. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    My favorite announcing exchange was a few years ago and sadly I don't remember the announcing team.

    Guy 1: Albert Pujols is on pace to hit 180 home runs this year.
    Guy 2: And I'm on pace to live forever.
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