The sexiest baseball club in Ireland just got that little bit sexier. Last night during game one of the World Series FOX sports commentator Joe Buck advertised that if you emailed them he would read it out, particularly if you were from around the Globe.
Sure enough Dublin Hurricanes third baseman Eric 'Vegas' Valkys sent him in a quick email and it was read out during the seventh inning. FOX's shout out to the 'Canes went as such;
''Dublin Hurricanes baseball club all tuned in together at 2:30am in the morning watching live from Ireland!!! How about a little "shout out" to us?? Our Guinness pints are raised to the Red Sox!!''
Pretty funkalicious that came to pass, the Dublin Hurricanes and Irish league baseball getting a little advertising in front of millions upon millions of people as the Red Sox clobbered the Rockies. I immediately got three or four texts from Hurricanes team mates, asking who on earth sent that in?! I even got one from Manila in the Philippines, as Brian Connolly, the Dublin Blacksox baseball club veteran sent me the following;
'I am watching game 1 in Manila and I have just heard the Dublin Hurricanes get a mention on FOX!!'
I like that 'scene', Brian sitting in a bar watching the World Series and suddenly one of the clubs he played against in 2007 gets a mention during the broadcast.
Really, Isn't it just the smallest of worlds?
Now, how about those Red Sox?
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 License.
WHAT THIS MEANS: It means you can quote me or reproduce parts of my postsbut YOU MUST ATTRIBUTE THE SOURCE. Do NOT reproduce any of my posts as a whole. Do NOT reproduce any of my content for commercial gain. ESPECIALLY DO NOT PASS MY WORK OFF AS YOUR OWN. ALL CONTENT UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IS SOLE PROPERTY OF THE SITE AUTHOR AND PROTECTED UNDER COPYRIGHT.