I know, you probably think I’m being a little giddy, perhaps dwelling too much on the last Cardinal/Phillies game. But I just couldn’t resist the urge to share this post. For one thing it references a previous post with an outlandish video spoof “Too Much Money Ball” . It includes a 7th Inning stretch video “Take Me out to the Ballgame – Old Skool” as only a Brit could do.
Written by Steve Busfield for “The Guardian” in the U.K., this gives a good argument that the British are not totally limited to knowledge of soccer and cricket. Here are some excerpts from the post:
Money ball Yankees Style:
‘God strolls to the plate. Oh, God gets a base hit. Surprise. God steals a base. God is let down by his people. This happens.’
Did you see the squirrel interrupt play in game four? (“like a tiny streaker in a fur coat,”
Seventh inning stretch: Take Me Out To The Ballgame: old skool:
- St Louis Cardinals v Philadelphia Phillies – live! | David Lengel (guardian.co.uk)
- St Louis Cardinals v Philadelphia Phillies – live! | Steve Busfield (guardian.co.uk)