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June 3, 2012 3:19 PM   Subscribe

Former major leaguer and current minor league manager Wally Backman says some very colorful things. The full censored episodes are online (starting with Episode 1: Where's Wally Backman?) Mostly NSFW.

All a part of the documentary DVD "Playing For Peanuts".

You can also view the NSFW footage:
Wally Backman on Rattlesnake Bites
Wally Backman tells his coaching staff about the time he was bitten by a rattlesnake.

Wally Backman Discusses Hecklers
Wally Backman discusses hecklers with outfielder Jasha Balcom. Backman explains that hecklers in San Francisco and Chicago were considered the worst when he played for the New York Mets the 1980s.

Wally Backman on Pitching In, Nolan Ryan and Doc Gooden
Wally Backman tells his players how it felt to get hit by a Nolan Ryan fastball. He also recounts a story about Doc Gooden intentionally hitting - and breaking the leg of - Cardinals outfielder Curt Ford.

Wally Backman: Your Ass is Grass
Wally Backman explains his feelings on the hit and run play. "In the big leagues, if you get a hit and run and you don't swing, your ass is grass."
posted by KevinSkomsvold (6 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

 


Just going through the Peanuts one now. Lots of fun.
posted by Trochanter at 5:05 PM on June 3, 2012


half a fuck per second.
posted by Dr.Enormous at 5:16 PM on June 3, 2012 [1 favorite]


Obligatory rant from Lee Elia.
posted by jquinby at 7:17 PM on June 3, 2012


uh, and Elia's rant is NSFW.
posted by jquinby at 7:18 PM on June 3, 2012


Backman is entertaining, and probably a good manager (what do I know) but, I think it's possible he could stand to learn that it's not always somebody else's fault. If he works his way back to the bigs, he should control himself better, for his own sake.
posted by Trochanter at 9:14 AM on June 4, 2012


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