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Getting in touch with sports icons?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by schiezainc, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    Hey guys,

    So I have a bit of a random question. I've been tasked with the role of "Man of Honor" at my best friend Tiffany's wedding. For those of you who don't know, it's the traditional role of Maid of Honor but for those of us with a penis.

    Anyway, this means I am going to be giving a speech at her wedding and I want to make it pretty special so I had this great idea that I would try (And I know it's going to be difficult if not impossible) to find a way to get some of her favorite sports icons to record a brief congratulatory video for her that I would play at the end of my speech. I know it would mean the world to her and be something original and unexpected that she would never forget.

    Essentially, I am hoping to get a 30-second note of congratulations from the following individuals but have no idea how to go about it and/or whether I have a snow ball's chance in hell of pulling this off: Ray Bourque, Jerry Rice, Joe Montana, David Ortiz, Kevin Garnett/Paul Pierce, Manny Ramirez.

    Now, don't get me wrong. I'm fully aware that this is a long shot but I figured I'd throw it up to this board as some of you guys would likely know better than me just how small the chance of me pulling this off is. I don't expect to get all of them but I would settle for one or two.

    I was thinking about contacting the PR offices for the current players on that list and, apart from that, I have no idea how else to broach the topic. I know there are some agencies that handle speaking engagements for some of the icon celebrities. Would that work?

    I am willing to pay to make this happen but, obviously, that all depends on whether or not it's even possible.

    For the record, my friend has defined her live around her sports icons and they played a large role in her getting into journalism and still define her to this day.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I can get you Nick Punto much easier. And he DID play in Boston!
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Schieza, are you MankyJimy? I know you don't mention Jetes but that is the only disconnect.
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    This is the best idea in the history of the board, next to smallpotatoes owning a car.
  5. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Actually, knowing a bit about the 49ers guys, you might have a chance if you have $100,000 lying around.
  6. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    You didn't run into any of them at the porn convention?
  7. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

  8. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    This sounds like a Matt Stephens video.
  9. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    I went on Day 2. Must have missed them. :)
  10. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

  11. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Maybe Schiez can get them if he fucks them in the ass.
  12. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    This is an incredible coincidence: I was talking to Ray Bourque the other day, and he told me the thing he misses most since retiring is he rarely gets requests to record wedding congratulations for people he doesn't know. He said he thought most of that action was now going to the newly-merged Kevin Garnett/Paul Pierce.

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