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The Blanton Twins pull a Tia and Tamara
Posted by at 12:31 pm ET 24 Comments

Alright, so Joe Blanton doesn’t actually have a twin brother, and I didn’t actually make a ‘Sister, Sister’ reference (I did), but the Phillies actually spelled Joe Blanton’s first name wrong on the CBP videoboard before Sunday’s heartbreaker against the Maxi Pads:

CSN graphics guy, eat your heart out.

(h/t to Fightins Facebook fan Megan Melchionni)

  • Watrick

    Longest tag-ever.

  • DP

    Maybe evil skinny John with his 1-4 record and 5.69ERA killed phat Joe.

  • Tug Haines

    I like this one even better than when Pedro Feliz was a CBP Phanavision “Star of the Game” and they spelled his name Perdo Feliz.

  • Bocephus

    When you’ve known him as long as I have, it’s John Daniels.

  • yellowbird

    anyone notice during the homerun payoff inning, the person was from mount holly, nj but the graphics read from “mount molky”

  • C. Lou

    Perhaps “John Blanton” is Joe Blanton’s less talented doppelganger? Maybe that would explain the high ERA, losses, and repeated flop sweat?

  • C. Lou

    Let this be a lesson to you all to always carefully read the comments above you so you don’t accidentally rip someone else off.

    *Hangs head in shame*

  • DP

    C.Lou: Keep you’re head up. It was a good comment.

  • John Kruk’s Lonely Nut

    So I guess the same people who do the typing for CSN do the work for CBP, too.

  • Defenestrate Wheels

    more WB sitcom references please. Its the one thing this world lacks.

  • Jupiter’s Rings

    I don’t know, guys, isn’t the twin with the facial hair traditionally the evil one?

  • Defenestrate Wheels

    Cole sometimes reminds me of Blossom. although i am unsure what network that was originally held. and you guessed it, Pat the Bat was Joey.

  • DP

    Matt Stairs was the teacher from Head of the Class

  • Amandah

    Meech, you could have wrote the opening to this post in a much funnier way than FTM did. Jussaying’…



  • Gonzo

    Predictive Text FTL.

  • James Fayleez

    Joe Blanton doesn’t get his real name back until he figures out how to make it to the 7th inning with 3 runs or less. And stop with that PITCH TO CONTACT bullshit. He has no location. That’s why he’s a PITCH TO CONTACT pitcher. Or command. Or whatever the fucks he lacks.

    It’s lik saying a one-armed boxer is a southpaw style of fighter. of course he is. He HAS ONE FUCKING ARM.

    Actually again, I shouldn’t be mad at Sloppy Joe. He is what he is. Thanks Rube.

  • Phan Stuck in nyc

    The brunette, with the brown eyes, is always the evil one.

  • Phan Stuck in nyc

    Maybe the Phillies are only losing, leaving men on base, and going 1 – 4 & 0 – 4 in this alternate universe. Maybe they’re winning in the other one. Okay, I tried.

  • Broad Street BULLSHIT

    Nothing like having a 5.68 ERA entering a game while weighing 568 LBS, eh John/Joe?

  • SJ

    He’s no Kevin Kendrick.

  • Phan Stuck in nyc

    Broad Street – But then do they really only weigh 284lbs ea? Ok I know, I’m pushing it.

  • Fat Joe Blanton

    insert Tyler Walker joke here

  • GMart

    Nice work, Melligator.

  • http://Twitter jesus

    he is better than derrick jeter

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