"Top 10 Reasons to Watch Baseball Classic"

Posted by Cheryl Nichols | Friday, March 06, 2009 | , , | 0 comments »

Posted by Cheryl Nichols, Contributor to Nats News Network

In case you couldn't stay up for it last night, our new slugger, Adam Dunn, and nine other members of Team USA were on the The Late Show with David Letterman last night. It was easy to pick out Dunn when they showed the entire team - he towers over all of them!

Check out the video.

10. Due to the economic crisis, we all have to share the same pair of pants (Jimmy Rollins)
9. Japan has one of them crazy robot shortstops (Curtis Granderson)
8. Because it’s an international event, our right fielder is Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Dustin Pedroia)
7. The winning team plays Neptune in the Galactic Baseball Classic (Chipper Jones)
6. It’s fascinating seeing how players from other countries scratch themselves (Roy Oswalt)
5. You’ll be part of a cherished baseball tradition dating all the way back to 2006 (Adam Dunn)
4. Because of the metric system, the games will be 6.83 innings (Ryan Braun)
3. Before each game, you get to sit through 30 different national anthems (Kevin Youkilis)
2. Australia’s secret weapon: A fastball-throwin’ kangaroo (David Wright)
1. What else are you going to watch, hockey? (Derek Jeter)