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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

The Sterling Shake redux

Last year I posted a video of John Sterling doing his Yankees victory call, hilariously dubbed "The Sterling Shake."

Wasting time on YouTube last night, I stumbled upon an even greater video of Sterling doing the call. Remember the game when Johnny Damon went 6-for-6 including the game-winning hit? This is Sterling calling the game-winner:

It seems as if Sterling was so confused by the moment that he almost forgot to extend his left arm in celebration. He then looked behind him to see if anyone spotted his gaffe. I also love the guy in the Yankees shirt jumping up and down - in the press box, no less - and Beto Villa in the Spanish Language booth is always a riot.


Andrew Vazzano said...


kongon said...

That was pretty cool! Now I have some context when Sterling makes those "closing comments." I assumed that he arched his head (while his body remained static) so he could emphasize saying "Thuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuh Yankees win!"

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