I “Channel” Harry Carey (Also, Shoe-less Joe and Howard Cosell)


tom-5.jpg HELLO GENTLE READER–Let’s play ball!…EENY-MEENY-CHILI-BEANY, the spirits are about to speak….”Hello Cubs fans. I’m a “Bud” man, I’m a “Bud” fan. Welcome to the friendly confines of “Wiggly Field“….Hey Harry, who’s playing today?….”The Fran Damn Disco Giants.”….Harry, have you been drinking?…”No more than usual.”….”Hello base-ball fans. Today’s contest is a classic match-up between the formidable Cubs and the young upstart club from the Bay. This contest of wills should prove to be of great int-er-est!”….Howard Cosell! Long time, no see!….”If you build it, they will come!”….”Shoe-less” Joe. How are you?….”Well I took their money but, I hit .388 in that series and knocked two home runs!”….I know Joe. You got a raw deal? I’m sorry….”Welcome to the deadly confines of Piggly Wiggly field. Holy Cow!”…Somebody better get Harry some coffee!….”Back-Back, Way Back. It could go all the way!”…”Coly How, Fubs Cans.”….Harry? Harry?….”Zzzzzzzz.”….”It seems to me that baseball integrated with the social strata of this world we live in will lead the way to a new reality.”….”What did he say?”….Joe, I haven’t understood a word Howard has said in years!….”It’s a sad, sad situitation.”…. Folks, were going to have to wait for Harry to sober up and I can pull out my Dictionary!

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  1. […] Jonathan wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerpt HELLO GENTLE READER–Let’s play ball!…EENY-MEENY-CHILI-BEANY, the spirits are about to speak….”Hello Cubs fans. I’m a “Bud” man, I’m a “Bud” fan. Welcome to the friendly confines of “Wiggly Field“….Hey Harry, who’s playing today?….”The Fran Damn Disco Giants.”….Harry, have you been drinking?…”No more than usual.”….”Hello base-ball fans. Today’s contest is a classic match-up between the formidable Cubs and the young upstart club from the Bay. This contest of wills should prove to be of great int-er-est!”….Howard Cosell! Long time, no see!….”If you build it, they will come!”….”Shoe-less” Joe. How are you?….”Well I took their money but, I hit .388 in that series and knocked two home runs!”….I know Joe. you got a raw deal? I’m sorry….”Welcome to the deadly confines of Piggly Wiggly field. Holy Cow!”…Somebody better get Harry some coffee!….”Back-Back, Way Back. It could go all the way!”…”Coly How, Fubs Cans.”….Harry? Harry?….”Zzzzzzzz.”….”It seems to me that baseball integrated with the […] […]


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