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Video: Rene Lachemann imparts some valuable life lessons

Aug 22, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT

Rockies first base coach Rene Lachemann was kind enough to give a baseball to a young fan earlier this week in Philadelphia. However, what he said to him will surely have a more lasting impact on his life.

Pure unadulterated gold. We are all better people for having witnessed that. If some columnists could have it their way, Lachemann’s next trick would be to put Yasiel Puig on the straight and narrow.

  1. indaburg - Aug 22, 2013 at 7:06 PM

    Is Lachemann available to babysit next weekend?

    • stlouis1baseball - Aug 23, 2013 at 12:04 PM

      Yep…I am in line behind you Inda. Dude lays down the law!

      • indaburg - Aug 23, 2013 at 1:37 PM

        He’d give ’em no sweets before dinner, get them to bed on time, and take no lip. He’s hired.

  2. datdangdrewdundunituhgin - Aug 22, 2013 at 7:07 PM

    play of the year!

  3. greymares - Aug 22, 2013 at 7:08 PM

    It’s o.k. to a point but what kind of Jackass tells a little kid that the visiting team is gonna Whup-up on the kids home team.

    • greymares - Aug 22, 2013 at 7:11 PM

      by the way once that didn’t happen why should the kid believe anything he said ?

    • apkyletexas - Aug 22, 2013 at 8:22 PM

      Relax – it’s the Phillies. It’s not like it was a real MLB club.

    • tfoz5150 - Aug 22, 2013 at 11:18 PM

      This guy’s a total A-hole. He needs to mind is own damn business and quit sweatin this little kid. BTW nice touch about talkin smack about this kid’s team. D-bag!

    • stlouis1baseball - Aug 23, 2013 at 12:05 PM

      Umm…someone who is part of the opposing organization?

  4. apkyletexas - Aug 22, 2013 at 7:20 PM

    @D.J. ->”If some columnists could have it their way, Lachemann’s next trick would be to put Yasiel Puig on the straight and narrow.”

    Someone just needs to teach Yasiel to hit a curve ball.

  5. Caught Looking - Aug 22, 2013 at 7:34 PM

    Lachemann is full of all kinds of advice. These were from earlier this season:

    • yahmule - Aug 22, 2013 at 8:04 PM

      This happens several times a year.

  6. tfbuckfutter - Aug 22, 2013 at 8:47 PM

    THAT’S how you fix a Phillies fan!

    Get to them while they’re young.

  7. brockw82 - Aug 22, 2013 at 9:13 PM

    Is anyone else having issues viewing imbedded videos on their mobile? What did he say?

  8. motobus - Aug 22, 2013 at 10:15 PM


  9. jwbiii - Aug 22, 2013 at 10:23 PM

    And don’t let me catch your skinny butt on my lawn!

  10. thetruth702 - Aug 22, 2013 at 11:01 PM

    brock I am too. this the only site I can not view videos on

  11. mlblogsroxaddict - Aug 23, 2013 at 5:05 AM

    I sit down on the 1st base line at Coors and he does this every inning. He also did it in Colorado Springs. It is always great to see the kids reactions. I once asked a kid what he learned from him and the Kid said “you listen to this guy and you get a baseball”.

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