Baseball Ads

Saturday, August 04, 2001

One baseball tradition that has stood the test of time is bad advertising during radio broadcasts. Every other commercial seems crammed with baseball references - from “Hit a home run with (your product here)” to “Don’t strike out with those other guys.” But wait -- you mean you’re not compelled to buy batteries when Energizer mentions second base in its commercial? Neither is Bob, whose irritation has been growing slowly in a lifetime of listening to play-by-play.

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