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1986 and baseball music videos....

Postby dAnzac » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:10 am

What happened in 1986 that made baseball do this?
This is some of the worst crap I have ever seen :-o :-o :-o

1986 Dodgers

1986 Mets

Bonus: The 1986 Mets trying to prove that pro baseballers rapping won't sound like a donkey chewing on a tin can. They FAIL.


Does anyone have anything equally heinous or worse (not that that exists)?
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Re: 1986 and baseball music videos....

Postby Tavish » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:56 am

I'm guessing it was because the NFL had a ton of success with those stupid videos right around that time. I think pretty much every NFL team made one in 1986, and the Bears one went pre-internet viral.

If you want to see a painful result from the phenom, check out the 1986 Boston College hockey team rap. By far one of the scariest things ever.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EC2cs88XK1g
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Re: 1986 and baseball music videos....

Postby Art Vandelay » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:33 pm

How on earth can people be so bad at rapping? I realize that for some of those guys, they probably didn't even hear their first rap song until adulthood, so it's not as if they'd be familiar with it from radio/tv/commercials/etc., like people are now, but still...how can they possibly be that bad?
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Re: 1986 and baseball music videos....

Postby Mookie4ever » Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:37 pm

lol

I immediately thought of This.
I used to love that show.
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Re: 1986 and baseball music videos....

Postby The Artful Dodger » Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:56 pm

...and not too long after that, that craze also invaded England. Ironically, Liverpool. They gave you the Beatles and you lot inspired them to do this:

Anfield Rap

Yes, those are Liverpool players and the manager joining in (Kenny Dalglish).
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