There’s nobody who tells stories like John Kruk:

Every Phillies game is like watching it in your living room with your uncle after a couple pops. You don’t know if half the shit that comes out of his mouth is true, but you want to believe it. Shoutout to T-Mac for weaving in the play-by-play while Kruk told his story.

“He found his girlfriend cheating, he burned up her car with her and her boyfriend in it.”

“There’s a line drive into left field by Turner.”


Add this story up there with his brother Cecil and the shotgun wedding:

We’ve been blessed with great announcers in this city and great color guys. Imagine Whitey and Kruk in the booth together:


A hilarious baseball story! 😂⚾️⁠ ⁠ 🗣️ From Richie Ashburn’s 1995 Hall of Fame inductee speech (via @baseballhall). ⁠ ⁠ From his fleet-footed prowess on the field to becoming a beloved broadcaster, Ashburn’s half-century impact is celebrated:⁠ ⁠ 🏆 2x NL Batting Champion⁠ 🎯 9 Seasons batting over .300⁠ 🥇 Led league in walks 4 times⁠ 🏆 1958: Led league in average and bases on balls as a leadoff hitter⁠ 🎖 Defensive prowess: 9 years of 400+ putouts, 4 years of 500+⁠ 🌐 Lifetime .308 hitter with a .396 on-base percentage⁠ ⁠ Post-playing career, Ashburn became a beloved voice for the Phillies for 35 years, blending insightful commentary with a wry sense of humor. ⁠ ⁠ #RichieAshburn #PhilliesLegend #baseballeducation #halloffame #baseballwisdom #baseballers #beacompetitor

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