A GIF and a Tune: Will Venable and Marvin Gaye

The casual observer might ascertain that Will Venable used his legs and his arms to make the catch below. However, when paired with the proper song, it becomes apparent that the ball actually came to Venable, after hearing his sultry, come-hither pleas to Come Get to This.

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David G. Temple is the Managing Editor of TechGraphs and a contributor to FanGraphs, NotGraphs and The Hardball Times. He hosts the award-eligible podcast Stealing Home. Dayn Perry once called him a "Bible Made of Lasers." Follow him on Twitter @davidgtemple.


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Mike Green
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Mike Green
3 years 1 month ago

Devon White and Marvin Gaye would work better for me…Too bad that GIFs hadn’t been invented then.

Colin
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Colin
3 years 1 month ago

Compuserve introduced the Graphical Interchange Format in 1987, which is coincidentally the year that Devon White finished 5 in AL RoY voting.

brett
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brett
3 years 1 month ago

Coincidence his necklace formed a heart when it fell off? I think not.

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