Gaylord Perry’s Moonshot
Patti and the Pottymouth celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing by sharing the story of Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry and one of the greatest coincidences in baseball history.
Patti and the Pottymouth celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing by sharing the story of Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry and one of the greatest coincidences in baseball history. You just can’t make this stuff up. Patti tries to add the story to her collection of anti-DH evidence, but timing is on Pottymouth’s side as the 2019 Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which happened moments before recording, included Edgar Martinez. So there.
The announcement of the Heart and Hustle Awards, which your hosts like to call the “Boyfriend Awards” highlight our discerning taste. It’s just that some hosts are more discerning than others.
We answer our first mailbag questions, this one about Christian Yelich and launch angle. Patti somehow makes it about Venn diagrams.
Pottymouth gleefully quotes Aaron “Frickin’” Boone (not his real name) in all of his colorful “Bronx Savages” glory, and we spend a few minutes wondering if a new slur has been added to MLB team names, and where was the umpire’s union outraged tweet this time?
The Angels’ Noe Ramirez throws at Jake Marisnik’s head, but he can’t reach him up there on the high road. Ramirez is suspended for three games, AJ Hinch’s beef is “They need to hit guys the right way,” and Manny Machado gets partial credit for calling it like he sees it.
The Grooming Segment is back as we congratulate Blue Jays rookie catcher Danny Jensen for going 2-2 with the mustache shave.
It’s always Women in Baseball week here at No Crying in Baseball, but this time the calendar agrees. The Association of Professional Ball Players of America welcomed all women from the AAGPBL into its membership. The Oakland A’s showcased Baseball for All and introduced local middle-school girls to women baseball execs and Pottymouth challenges other MLB teams to step up in supporting girls.
There’s a disturbance in the Fantasy Boyfriend Baseball League. Patti has taken over the #3 spot. Huh.