While those of us in America can only recall the days of Manny Ramirez just being Manny, pro baseball fans in Taiwan still get a routine dose of the former slugger, including a recent home run that led to a wild ex-girlfriend remark by the announcer.
Ramirez, who plays for the EDA Rhinos in the Chinese Professional Baseball League, launches a solo home run to left-center field that easily clears the fence. The announcer calling the game, who is bilingual, suddenly bursts into English.
“This ball is long gone, just like the ex-girlfriend who will never return!” he yells after Ramirez’s eighth homer of the season.
Kind of fitting. Let’s face it, the formerly juiced-up Manny will never be back in the majors.
Is it the greatest home-run call that you’ve heard?