In 2013 Manny Ramierz who was somewhat disgraced for being busted for PEDs in the United States joined the a Taiwanese baseball team called the EDA Rhino’s
Now Manny had some interesting perks for playing in the Taiwanese league and these included:
– A Mercedes Benz and chauffeur
– Optional practices
– Access to a hotel suite on road trips, valued at roughly 80,000 yen ($697) per night
– Unlimited sushi for the entire season
Now in his season in Taiwan hit .352 with eight homers and 43 RBI. One of these homeruns included one of the funniest/weirdest/awkward home run calls we have ever heard.
If you had trouble making out what the announcer said he simply stated:
This ball is long gone, just like the ex-girl friend that will never return!
Ummm.. I mean it’s a good analogy sort of? Weird, good, funny… just one of the best homerun calls we have ever heard.
One perk we did find cool in Taiwanese baseball though is the cheerleaders: