Milk it does a body...: good? Ok everyone...have fun with this one. I don't even know what to say.
posted by stofer71 to baseball at 10:31 PM - 40 comments
This is an impossible feat. It is a runing bet at the station where i work, except you only have 30 minutes to drink it and 30 minutes to hold it down. Several have tried, all have puked, but none have been suspended. That is ridiculous
posted by jojomfd1 at 10:38 PM on August 24
i thought you meant ruining.
posted by stofer71 at 10:42 PM on August 24
oh...i hope penny still gave him the $500.
posted by stofer71 at 10:43 PM on August 24
I dont know how to respond about this......It seems like such a childish thing to do!
posted by daddisamm at 10:55 PM on August 24
It is pretty funny though, watching the look on the persons face as all that milk starts to curdle inside their stomach.
posted by jojomfd1 at 10:59 PM on August 24
Daddisamm have ya ever seen the movie ladder 49?
posted by jojomfd1 at 11:00 PM on August 24
......It seems like such a childish thing to do! which...much to my wife's dismay...is probably why i think it is funny. To get serious for a second...why did the Marlin's suspend him?
posted by stofer71 at 11:07 PM on August 24
Thats is a good question, were they pissed because it was a dare from a dodgers player?
posted by jojomfd1 at 11:26 PM on August 24
Did Penny and the Marlins part ways in a bad fashion?
posted by jojomfd1 at 11:27 PM on August 24
AS dave chappelle once said "It better be cambodian breast milk I only drink the finest breast milks" On the real the marlins are ridiculous
posted by david at 12:49 AM on August 25
this just justifies why I hate baseball, this kid get's six games, brad penny gets nothing, raffy juices for fifteen years, lies to congress and gets ten games, yep sounds like justice to me
posted by bharr_77 at 01:06 AM on August 25
You know Penny still gave the kid the 500 bucks... they're just keeping it on the downlow so he doesn't get in any more trouble... It's the least he can do... The entire Marlins organization, especially Jeffery Loria, are a buncha crapbags... Remember what he did to the Expos!?
posted by karlo16 at 03:30 AM on August 25
why I hate baseball, this kid get's six games, brad penny gets nothing, raffy juices for fifteen years . . . I love the smell of false dilemma in the morning.
posted by yerfatma at 06:09 AM on August 25
Kudos to major league baseball for dealing proactively with their growing milk problem.
posted by dyams at 07:21 AM on August 25
I love the smell of false dilemma in the morning. Well, the link came from ESPN, need I say more? They are the kings of the false dilemma..
posted by daddisamm at 08:48 AM on August 25
here's another clubhouse trick that is pretty much impossible. try eating one slice of bread in under one minute. sounds easy, but i have never seen anyone do it. also, i saw jeremy giambi give the clubhouse kid in vegas last year 300 dollars to drink the grease catcher from the george foreman grill. the kid did it but yacked all over the place 10 minutes later.
posted by erkno11 at 09:11 AM on August 25
The bread one usually devolved into bargaining when I was a kid, e.g., "Can I roll the slice into smaller balls before the clock starts?" Well, the link came from ESPN, need I say more? They are the kings of the false dilemma.. No: the false dilemma was the suggestion baseball's administration was weighing this suspension versus Palmeiro's. The two have nothing to do with each other yet bharr_77 conflated them.
posted by yerfatma at 10:19 AM on August 25
i saw jeremy giambi give the clubhouse kid in vegas last year 300 dollars to drink the grease catcher from the george foreman grill. the kid did it but yacked all over the place 10 minutes later Grease , it does a body good . Can you say clogged arteries ?
posted by evil empire at 10:21 AM on August 25
Nice to see Jeremy Giambi is still having an impact in the game.
posted by YukonGold at 10:22 AM on August 25
Don't the Marlins have anything better to worry about? The kid is a teenager. We are all wild. Penny should get suspended by MLB, not the batboy by the Marlins.
posted by AJ_in_BN at 10:56 AM on August 25
This is along the same lines as trying to eat 5 saltines in a minute without anything to drink. Impossible, but someone will always take the bait. They look like a confetti cannon after about three crackers. Childish, but loads of fun.
posted by mookville at 11:16 AM on August 25
I just don't understand why anyone would get in trouble for this. What is the problem? Batboys are not allowed to fraternize with opposing players? Batboys are not allowed to drink milk on the job? Batboys are not allowed to have fun in the commission of their duties?
posted by bperk at 11:40 AM on August 25
Or are the batboys just not allowed to make any side money while they are at it?
posted by jojomfd1 at 11:52 AM on August 25
He probably drank Borden's when Lactaid is "The Official Milk of the Florida Marlins."
posted by cl at 11:55 AM on August 25
try eating one slice of bread in under one minute. We had someone try a whole loaf of bread in an hour at the library one night after meal hall.....Best. Study Session. Ever.
posted by smithers at 11:59 AM on August 25
Grover Cleveland Alexander did it during two non-consecutive rain delays.
posted by yerfatma at 12:54 PM on August 25
Does the record not count if it's enriched bread?
posted by ajaffe at 01:09 PM on August 25
Boys will be boys, there is no reason to suspend the guy for 6 games though.
posted by tina at 01:28 PM on August 25
I've never heard of this milk dare before (good thing somebody didn't ask me to do it then). Does it matter* what kind of milk you use? Say, whole vs 2% vs 1% vs skim vs good old homo? (*asking as though there has some been some testing on this issue)
posted by gspm at 01:56 PM on August 25
It's not just half-bright athletes and batboys taking the "Got Milk?" challenge.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 02:52 PM on August 25
speaking of milk - I especially enjoyed the NYTimes article title, linked to at the designer's website.
posted by garfield at 03:13 PM on August 25
We always make them use good old regular vitamin d whole milk, gspm. I would not try it though if I were you, it is impossible.
posted by jojomfd1 at 06:01 PM on August 25
Update: Batboy, meet Milk Industry. "The [Milk Processor Education Program] is offering the batboy $500, the original prize of the dare, along with any lost wages from the suspension as long as he promises to drink the recommended three glasses of milk a day."
posted by cl at 10:03 AM on August 26
It'd be cooler if that $500+ wasn't coming out of my pocket via our subsidized dairy farmers.
posted by yerfatma at 10:37 AM on August 26
I think your contribution comes to around 0.00000000000000239 cents. Collectors wil be by shortly. Please have exact change.
posted by WeedyMcSmokey at 01:47 PM on August 26
See what I mean? Fuckers. It adds up over time.
posted by yerfatma at 02:16 PM on August 26
I see a "Got Milk?" photo shoot in somebody's future.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 03:14 PM on August 26
That is the best got milk commercial ever!!!! Thanks TBH
posted by jojomfd1 at 02:34 AM on August 27
Always a pleasure.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 10:58 AM on August 27
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