Friday, November 05, 2010

“I’m Crazy About Baseball”

Following my Halloween post of last Sunday, in which I embedded the trailers for a few of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello’s classic monster-comedy films, several people requested that I also post the pair’s famous “Who’s on First?” routine. Abbott and Costello performed that delightfully twisted sketch on a number of occasions, including once at the behest of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. But apparently, the recorded version they liked best was one they did in the 1945 film The Naughty Nineties, featured below:

video

Fortunately, the names of players on the San Francisco Giants team--who (hurray!) walked away with this year’s World Series win, weren’t so difficult to keep straight.

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