John Holton (john_holton) wrote,
John Holton

Take me out to the ballgame...

Ah, baseball season is upon us, and someone managed to remind me about The Complete April 29, 1983 Lee Elia Press Conference Tirade, possibly one of the true classic moments in baseball history, not to mention in Chicago Cubs history. Be warned: this is the unexpurgated version of Jean Shepherd would say, the man works in expletives like some artists work in oils. Definitely not for the faint of heart, or those with virgin ears...

As a White Sox fan, this reminds me of what we find so objectionable about the Cubs--their fans.

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