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Great Moments in Cuban League History

Mar 11, 2010, 12:15 PM EDT

This ceases to be interesting after the first few seconds, but those first few seconds are a lot of fun.
Just one question: where’s the help from the shortstop and the second baseman? Dude comin’ after the pitcher with a bat and the waters just part.

I’ve heard of pitchers who don’t trust their middle infield defense, but this is ridiculous.

  1. Charles Gates - Mar 11, 2010 at 12:46 PM

    But then at :36 in, an Orange-White player takes a coupla good wacks at the Blue batter with a bat of his own.

    ‘Roid rage, obviously. That video’s all the evidence we need to write an article by deadline.

  2. YX - Mar 11, 2010 at 12:47 PM

    Doing what you would do if some angry dude is running toward you waving a bat.

  3. Jason @ IIATMS - Mar 11, 2010 at 12:54 PM

    Watching the 2B run towards the batter then right past him… that’s hilarious.
    “I’m gonna stop this guy. Wait, he’s got a bat? F-this!”

  4. Dan in Katonah - Mar 11, 2010 at 1:50 PM

    Just like the fight in Anchorman.
    “Your head has got to be on a swivel out there.”
    “Where did you get that hand grenade?”
    All that was missing was Ben Stiller in a bad mustache leading the Spanish speaking news team.

  5. Darryl - Mar 11, 2010 at 3:47 PM

    THAT IS HILARIOUS!!!!!!

  6. Old Gator - Mar 12, 2010 at 10:38 AM

    This explains why El Jefe has risen from his hospital bed and is beginning to reassert control. I think he was fine with the liberalization undertaken by lil’ Raul, but when he saw baseball manners disintegrating he figured he’d better roll back the revisionists mas rapidamente.
    .
    And of course that made the Marielitos, Elianitos, domino dinosaurs and Fritos down on Calle Ocho snark their cafe cubano right up the backs of their noses.

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