October 22, 2007

Eff Yeah!

Jeff Horrigan of the Herald reports that MLB has been bothered by the Red Sox's "propensity for using profanity during live broadcasts from the postseason interview room".

We all know about Josh Beckett, but Curt Schilling and Terry Francona also used expletives on Saturday night.

MLB senior vice president for club relations Phyllis Merhige:
Obviously, we're concerned with the profanity going out on a live feed. This is not the first year we've done it, but I can't remember another year it's come up so often. It's something we may have to readdress with the team prior to the World Series. I have not reminded them on a daily basis that it's going out live and perhaps I've assumed too much.

8 comments:

ish said...

Might as well ban the alcohol and the cigars, too, right?

nixon33 said...

i remember beckett (of course) and schill, but tito? what'd he say?

nixon33 said...

how does one get extra tix like jere did from the box office?

anyone know?

Amy said...

NESN was refusing to allow the live feeds last night. God damn FCC.

Ben said...

I'm in Colorado, so I've been trying to get tickets off the Rockies site since they went on sale 2.5 hours ago (they're doing online-only). The site's so hosed you can barely get to the 'wait in line page' and god only knows if they're actually still available. Gotta keep trying, though!

redsock said...

Jere has some video and promises more and a fuckload of photos tomorrow.

Jere's blog: "While Gordon Edes was writing about how it was okay to have lost to the Indians because they're a formidable foe whose fans we should have sympathy for, I was busy calling the ticket office to get a face value seat for game seven."

Ben said...

...and apparantly the rockies have suspended online sales (without mentioning it on the official site) due to their servers melted down. No word about revised plans for sales or when they'll be restarted. Frustrating! Should've just done a lottery to begin with...

Jake of All Trades said...

I guess the MLB brass haven't read this study:

Swearing at work boosts team spirt, morale

"Regular swearing at work can help boost team spirit among staff, allowing them to express better their feelings as well as develop social relationships, according to a study by researchers."