Great Men of History Sing ‘Take Me Out’

While the modern fan is far too accustomed to hearing, say, Scott Stapp groan out canticles to God and country during what was otherwise a lovely game of American Rounders, there was a time when Great Men saw to the business of singing Great Baseball Arias. So it was during the seventh-inning stretch of a Red Stockings-Marlins tilt back in 1776, when Great Men of History Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Telly Savalas, Vic Tayback and Nathan Hale took the gullet-pipes not for a rousing walk, but rather for a proud cock’s stroll.

Come with me, won’t you?

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Do you realize what just happened? Five men just hit the lights in what was previously a darkened city on a hill.




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  1. filihok says:

    Why are they Marlins?

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    • Resolution says:

      Because it was a game between the Red Stockings and the Marlins – and these luminaries of history would never be caught in the communist drab of the opponent.

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      • canuckassassin says:

        Because Albert Camus was well-known for his anti-Communist sentiments.

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        • Resolution says:

          you must be thinking of a different Camus – because in the video evidence shown above, this Camus, noted French author and member of the French Communist Party is totally singing ‘Take me out to the ballgame’ a direct cry against communism.

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  2. dp says:

    Telly Savalas, Male, lounging on an EZ chair in a field, gnoshing savagely with a permanent smile affixed to his face.
    Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre, atheistic existentialists and frontiersmen of the possibilities of the boudoir, cavorting with all the weight and freedom of Being-Itself.
    Nathan Hale, poised, stoic, and handsome, smashing taters and manning the backstop of America’s Pastime because a patriot’s work is not finished even after centuries beyond the mortal coil.
    Vic Tayback.

    America owes you a debt, Dayn Perry. Unfortunately, it will be paid entirely in pizza bagels. So it goes.

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