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Oct
21
2009
Quite Possibly The Greatest Thing Ever
Posted by at 2:23 pm ET 122 Comments

Manny Ramirez wasn’t the only one in the shower when Jimmy got that hit:

I asked someone to hook this up on Twitter and cot dammit if Nate Stephens didn’t come through.

Everyone — big round of applause for Nate.

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  • http://www.phillygameday.com PhillyGameday.com

    Yoink!

  • tofoomeister

    Instant win.

  • Serena

    Blocked at work. Dammit!

  • http://www.thefightins.com Chris

    Wow. Win.

  • http://macho-row.blogspot.com/ Kevin

    Talk about clutch! Kudos to you Nate Stephens!

  • http://twitter.com/sarahKNUCKLEUP sarahKNUCKLEUP

    perfect! i can’t stop watching this. :D

  • http://twitter.com/gregotto gregotto

    BEST. POST. EVER.

    Hey Dodgers, now go home and get your fuckin’ shinebox.

  • http://www.TheFightins.com Dash Treyhorn

    Nate, you’ve earned the unending respect and admiration of Dash Treyhorn. Or an ice cream cone. Whichever you prefer.

  • Beck

    Fanfriggingtastic!

  • gootman

    That is just plain awesome!

  • crickwooder

    brb, sending this link to EVERYONE I HAVE EVER MET.

  • Heathcliff Slocumb

    Incredible

  • Mr. Bryan

    GD work filter!

  • Dave Brown

    High. Fuckin. Art.

  • kurt

    easily the most awesome thing of all time.

  • Guy behind the guy

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UEcjT6kIy4

    Saw this one the other night… Pretty good

  • Chazbot

    Damnation, I just finished doing the SAME THING!

  • shipsass

    This just cements TheFightins.com’s place at the top of my list for Phillies news. Nate, you did good.

  • http://mauleofamerica.net beelove

    fuck yeah, nate!

  • Jenn

    I knew this was my favorite site for a reason!
    Great job Nate. And Chazbot, I liked your version also!

  • Steve-O

    Pure Genius!!!

  • Dan

    FANTASTIC!

  • Grace

    Needed something to do other than work for the next 3 hours. Watching this on repeat should fit perfectly. Nicely done, boys…

  • http://www.cranekickchronicles.com Crane Kick

    Nate Stephens…..Nate Fuckin Stephens

  • http://glassesofjoe.blogspot.com jd

    and now i have to change my pants due to that awesomeness.

    worth it.

  • http://twitter.com/schmidtultra SchmidtUltra

    Effing epic!

    Go Phillies!

  • Mark

    It looks so incredible and perfect.

    Gotta mention this tho…
    “I feel like Henry Hill in the shower when he hears about the Lufthansa heist….
    Posted by: RugDaniels | Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 12:18 AM ”

    That was on the700level’s comments mere minutes after the game. He was so on top of that shit.

    I love this team, let’s do it again!!

  • http://twitter.com/chibichazoo Chazbot

    I finished my version about 20 minutes too late. Added some stills so as to not cut off Franzke’s brilliant call.

    Hope you enjoy it! Now I need to not fail my midterms.

    GO PHILS.

  • Joe D

    Um yeah this is awesome.

  • Dutch Daulton’s Brain

    that’s exactly what Manny was doing

  • The Grump

    i don’t even have sound on my computer right now and this is hilarious to me. good work

  • lestro

    my god, that is genius.
    as is the “shinebox” comment.

  • http://twitter.com/flyerguy18 Manny Ramirez’s Juice

    I love it!!! Props to you Nate!!!

  • scrapplegargle

    nice work Nate. NICE.

  • KGB

    Even better than the real thing. Just tremendous.

  • http://www.majorleaguejerk.com Gonzo

    Nate Stephens, FTW.

  • http://twitter.com/JayDashDog Jdashdog

    Nate Stevens, wanna hang out sometime?

  • lovemesomewerth
  • The Bait

    Ray Liotta looks kinda like our old friend Pat the Bat

  • http://phanattic.blogspot.com PhanAttic Will

    HAHAHHAHAHA This is classic.

  • apm2754

    Fuck yeah, Nate

  • Lynniemac

    Bravo, Nate. Bra-vo.

  • http://www.worshiprecs.com willyum215

    Nate did a nice job there. Time’s yours…

  • Jocksniffer

    BEST.

    VIDEO.

    EVER.

  • http://thefightins.com/ Tug Haines

    In-fucking-credible!

  • Ian

    this is funny how? How is this funny? It makes us laugh, it’s here to fuckin’ amuse us? Funny how? How is this funny?

  • http://philadelphiawilldo.com/ dmac

    This is great. Now when I think of Ray Liotta, I won’t just think of Henry Hill (and Tommy Vercetti), I will also think of the Phillies.

  • Ozzie Virgil’s Beard

    I’m gonna go get the papers, get the papers.

    I feel like I say this 4 to 5 times a year, but that’s the best post ever.

  • http://twitter.com/sarahKNUCKLEUP sarahKNUCKLEUP
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI Griswold

    did anyone just see the “tonight’s gonna be a good night” philly remix on CSN? LMAO

  • stealth

    I have to say..that is pretty damn cool

  • LeftyDont Talk

    Nate Stephens, super genius…

  • http://www.3cornerblog.blogspot.com OutlawPete

    Live Blog

  • Lynniemac

    Seconded.

  • mr_cee

    the usual suspects?

  • dlhunter

    It’s an immense cross for Gonzo to bare.

  • Lynniemac

    See, we need a live blog. There are so many comments to follow the hanging curve dlhunter just threw.

  • http://www.3cornerblog.blogspot.com OutlawPete

    PADILLA SUCKS!!!!!!!!!

  • mr_cee

    a live blog is the only way to keep the good mojo working no?

  • Brandon

    … Great reporting there sager…

    And that video is priceless

  • MoyerIsMyHero

    GO PHILLIES!!!

  • mr_cee

    that’s a pretty pitch

  • http://www.3cornerblog.blogspot.com OutlawPete

    BEAT LA

  • mr_cee

    BEAT LA!

  • mr_cee

    that counts as a chant I think

  • Sweatzel

    Just saw a young James birdland shirt.

  • Mand

    Anyone else spot that young james t-shirt?

  • Jon Weeks Booth

    Hi boys and girls. Am I late?

  • mr_cee

    Holy shit that pitch broke right in there

  • http://www.3cornerblog.blogspot.com OutlawPete

    FISTED

  • Brandon

    Eithier keeps fisting these pitches

  • stinkbug

    where’d the mother fuckin live blog go at?

  • mr_cee

    Fuck!

  • Lynniemac

    Nice one, Colbert.

  • Jon Weeks Booth

    Well, that’s less than ideal.

  • Lynniemac

    Settle down now, diva princess.

  • MoyerIsMyHero

    TBS Director Guy: Manny hit a single!! We need three replays!!!

  • mr_cee

    hopefully that’s all they’ll get tonite

  • http://Dodgers@PhilliesGame5 OutlawPete

    click my name for LIVE BLOG!

  • mr_cee

    that’s just TBS being TBS

  • mr_cee

    Pete……….doesn’t seem to be working

  • http://www.coveritlive.com/index.php?option=com_altcaster&task=playaltcast&altcast_code=bcac241d17 OutlawPete

    try now

  • Jayson Werth his weight in gold

    yea no good pete

  • mr_cee

    says no longer logged in

  • Lynniemac

    Pete is such a tease.

  • Jayson Werth his weight in gold

    come on JRoll, lets get goin

  • Lynniemac

    At least it wasn’t a popup?

  • mr_cee

    padilla reminds me of a frog I once knew

  • Jon Weeks Booth

    Vicente Padente.

  • mr_cee

    Padilla Tortilla

  • mr_cee

    Nice work by Chutley

  • Jon Weeks Booth

    Howard’s gonna smoke one. Just. You. Watch.

  • dlhunter

    I like live blog. Where put live blog? I miss it. You put it. You took it. Put it back. I miss.

  • mr_cee

    anybody else hear The Black Keys playing in the background?

  • Jon Weeks Booth

    Ya know… if they had pitched to him, that is.

  • mr_cee

    he’s done lost the strike zone!

  • mr_cee

    Werth his weight in ribbies?

  • Jayson Werth his weight in gold

    get used to that one guys, nobody is pitching to big brown for the rest of the year

  • http://3cornerblog.blogspot.com/ OutlawPete

    ok click my name and then click “click here”

  • stinkbug

    come on PETE git the live glog going

  • Jayson Werth his weight in gold

    classic padilla meltdown perhaps?

  • Sweatzel

    Who ever keeps whistling needs to stop that shit.

  • Fightins Newbie

    ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!! WERTH! Giddyup

  • Mand

    Jayson<3. I honestly thought ethier had that the whole way

  • Mr. Bryan

    oh wow, that video is awesome.

  • Watrick

    Chase’s at bat with the bases loaded-at the beginning, there’s an Uncle Charley has a Pose t shirts on the lower left hand screen. National television dudes. You got your shirt up there.

  • marps

    did u just see green man???? out in the left field stands

  • JB

    Shane reminds the entire LA area that they’re still his bitch.

  • http://themightyhurka.blogspot.com/ Dave

    Chan Ho is the best bullpen pitcher we’ve got. Just six more outs, and weeeeee’rrrreee back!!!

  • Jordan

    Shoeless Joe Jackson is a phillies fan? who knew

  • Cooch_Train

    3 more outs! Let’s go Big Bad Brad!

  • GTO–Josh

    Great Post

  • http://swingandalongdrive.com Amanda

    I can not stop watching this!! This is hilarious!

  • Fink

    I’ve been saying that should play that Goodfellas clip on Phanavision when Jimmy gets a big hit for years. Nice job!

  • http://www.theshibetimes.com Matt

    when I saw this posted on facebook, I should have known you guys were somehow involved in it. Absolute genius.

  • JB

    ahahahaha!!! I LOVE this!!!

  • Marcello

    Absolute Genius….nothing more to say just …. Absolute Genius

    Thanks for a Great One

  • http://Genericshow.com GenericFanGroup

    Opie and Anthony played this today!

    It has gone Viral

  • Ozzie Virgil’s Beard

    This clip is the kind of thing that makes the internet great. I have not yet gotten tired of watching it. Fucking awesome.

  • Mair

    OMG Wonderful! lOL

  • dougie

    I’ve got a dougie ‘tween my legs.

  • Watrick

    dougie…. that’s my dad’s nickname for what he has between his legs. I’m very disturbed right now. Thanks for ruining this for me.

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