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This Was The Absolute Worst Time For A Pie In The Face

Over at Grantland, Michael Schur shared a fantastic piece of old footage for a barren sports day like today. Las Vegas Stars designated hitter Joe Vitiello was being interviewed at the 2000 Triple-A All-Star Game after going 3 for 3 at the plate. Schur’s right when he says you have to watch the full minute-long clip to really appreciate the punchline.

Right as Vitiello mentions his dead grandma—splut. The timing. The cheers. The second attempt to put the pie tin back in poor Joe’s face. This is beautiful.



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