Video: British Bozo Calling a Baseball Game

What do dentistry and doing the play-by-play of a baseball game have in common? The English are terrible at both.

By ModernMan Editors

Looks like we’ve found yet another thing we’re better at than the English: Doing play-by-play and color commentary at baseball games. Granted, baseball is an American sport, but we play soccer — FINE, “football” — here and are still able to announce the game without using phrases like “Wowzers in me trousers!” and “Mork & Mindy, that’s going for six!”

Okay, so maybe this video is a little bit of a parody. But we still think it’s really funny — and an extremely accurate representation of just how goofy the English can be. Our favorite parts: His “home run” call at the beginning, who he thinks Ichiro really is, and the way he reads the box score as though it’s a cricket score. Have you ever watched cricket and tried to determine exactly what’s going on and how teams score? It’s impossible.

Anyway, enjoy, you wankers!

(via Devour)

TAGS: baseball, Red Sox, video, Yankees

 

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David Ferguson (Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:13:14 +0000): Hilarious. However, I fear that the Limney was mocking usnot making mistakes... Still good fun!
Janet Harding (Sat, 21 Dec 2013 06:33:01 +0000): the reason Brits don't have hollywood smiles is that we pay 3 times as much for dentists no one can afford them.

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