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It's that time of year again. Official Opening Day is already past but the Tigers (and Carl's beloved Royals) open today. This is a parody to "Invalid Corps", 1863, which I became familiar with in 1972, when given an album containing this recording.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8TQugNhUhY

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Comment by Sonny Bryan on April 3, 2017 at 7:29am
That's great, Al! I played a lot of organized baseball in my younger days, but I can't see fielding a hot ground ball without a glove. How many ex-rugby guys play that sport? Ha ha....cool video!
Comment by Al Smitley on April 3, 2017 at 7:35am

Mostly it's people who have become fed up with the team-to-team friction of softball.

We play to win but we cheer good plays by the opposing fielders, etc.  A more congenial game.

Comment by Paul Draper on April 3, 2017 at 8:48am
Your parody is better than the original
Comment by Al Smitley on April 3, 2017 at 9:03am

Not sure the original would be politically-correct, today, and probably rightly so.

Comment by Chris Prieto on April 3, 2017 at 9:15pm
Oi, these vids always make me cringe haha hats off to ya'll

I would be genuinely terrified of that ball the entire season.

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