Irishman’s First Baseball Game

Striking out in the batter’s box


An Irishman moves to Canada & attends his first baseball game. The first batter approached the batter’s box, took a few swings and then hit a double. Everyone was on their feet screaming, “RUN, RUN.”

The next batter hit a single & the Irishman listened as the crowd again cheered, “RUN, RUN.”

The Irishman enjoyed the game & began screaming with the fans. The third batter came up and four balls went by. The umpire called, “walk” and the batter started his slow trot to first base. The Irishman stood up and screamed, “R-R-Run ye bastard, run!”

The people around him began laughing. Embarrassed, the Irishman sat back down. A friendly fan noted the man’s embarrassment, leaned over and explained, “He can’t run - he’s got four balls.”

The Irishman stood up and screamed, “Walk with pride, laddie.”


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I'm Irish. We think sideways. - Spike Milligan

A full mind is an empty baseball bat. - Branch Rickey

The gun is not out of Irish politics. - Ian Paisley

To marry the Irish is to look for poverty. - J.P. Donleavy

When Irish eyes are smiling, watch your step. - Gerald Kersh

I'm Irish and Cherokee Indian. I can't faint. - Lynn Collins

I've had Irish skin from the time I was a young girl. - Lara Flynn Boyle

My Irish derivation has nothing to do with me. Why should it? - Carroll O'Connor

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You know it's summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer. - Hal Roach

The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried. - Unknown

Irish Alzheimer's - you forget everything except the grudges. - Unknown

Dublin University contains the cream of Ireland - rich and thick. - Samuel Beckett

The Irish are a fair people, they never speak well of one another. - Samuel Johnson

For me, baseball is more comparable to chess than it is to hockey. - Jeff Garlin

Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended. - George Bernard Shaw

Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans. - Bob Geldof

Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy. - Fiona Shaw

Yancy is actually a Native-American name, but I'm Irish. Go figure. - Yancy Butler

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Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis. - Brendan Behan

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That's the Irish people all over - they treat a joke as a serious thing, and a serious thing as a joke. - Sean O'Casey

We've never been cool, we're hot. Irish people are Italians who can't dress, Jamaicans who can't dance. - Bono

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For all their wars are merry, and all their songs are sad. - G K Chesterton

Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top. - William Butler Yeats

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