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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filihok
11 years ago

Why are they Marlins?

Resolution
11 years ago
Reply to  filihok

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.

canuckassassin
11 years ago
Reply to  Resolution

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

Resolution
11 years ago
Reply to  canuckassassin

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.