Seven of Buck Showalter's most memorable Orioles moments
It's the end of an era. According to sources, Buck Showalter's reign as the king (OK, fine, manager) of the Orioles is at an end. You know what will never end? The memories he left behind. Let's look back at some of our favorite Showalter moments from his time in the Orioles dugout:
He knows nothing about "Star Wars"
At this point, I think even unborn children know about "Star Wars" thanks to cultural osmosis. Somehow, Showalter remained above the fray:
The many expressions of Buck Showalter
It's a kaleidoscope of emotion!
He still loves a prank
Just because he's a stoic presence in the dugout doesn't mean he doesn't have a good sense of humor, as evidenced by when he pranked Darren O'Day:
He was the king of the press conference
What are we going to do without Showalter press conferences to guide us through our days?
His favorite baseball movie is "The Sandlot"
He never wears the uniform top, but he does wear stirrup socks every day
As we said before: Impeccable taste.
He is not a baby
If anyone was worried that he was trapped in some sort of "Benjamin Button" situation, wonder no more:
Buck Showalter got sunscreen in his eyes and was told to use baby sunscreen. He will not. "I'm not a baby."- Jon Meoli (@JonMeoli) March 22, 2018