Dialing home with ESPN anchors
When it comes to home runs, television sportscasters make more bad calls than "Crank Yankers." In fact, that's rather appropriate when you consider that a home run is hit when somebody "cranks" one. Therefore, home run calls are really just crank calls (made when somebody is dialed in, makes a connection and goes long distance).
I've always been curious about why the home run inspires so much creative effort, while other athletic accomplishments don't. Slam dunks are a very distant second ...
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