Scouting Report: Tony LaRussa’s Comedic Skills
I’m a comedian.
And like everyone else, I too, am a critic.
So let’s see what TLR can do:
1. Delivery: Bit of a rambler; needs to get to the punchline quicker; could vary vocal inflection for nuance. (Grade: C+)
2. Audience Control: Didn’t let the ump get one word in. (Grade: A)
3, Timing: Average; nothing spectacular; good thing his focus is managing a World Series bound baseball club featuring the grandest player (and subsequent man-crush of the masses) in the game today. (Grade: C)
No worries, Tony. Leave the jokes to me. You go get us that ring.
And don’t hate me ‘cuz I’m right.