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Ok, This Is Getting Outta Hand

This has NOTHING to do with baseball. If you are sitting there saying, "What's the deal, Mike?" Let me apologize. I am sorry, but sometimes when you see something going on off the field that gets to you, it's Ok to comment, right? Super. Swell. Terrific. On we go

Planking. Yea, you've seen it. You might not know what to make of it and that's fine. Don't beat yourself up. It's really not anything you'll need in life and putting "I am well versed in Planking" on a resume will not get you the job…unless it's for weekend manager at the Planking Store.

People lay face down, stiff as a board and have themselves photographed in random places. This new fad makes me want to run out and join a Flash Mob and that ain't happening.

I don't mean to sound close minded. I am actually a firm believer in letting people do what makes them happy as long as they aren't hurting themselves or anyone else. Yes, I don't think the wave is a part of baseball, but I won't think less of anyone who does. Sure, I think every Flash Mob plan should be foiled…and the new Flash Mob Task Force, or FMTF, that I am trying to get government funding for will hopefully accomplish that. But at the same time, if it's in your wheelhouse, roll with it. I am not judging. Truth is I have waved. I am not much of a dancer and would help a Flash Mob much anyway. But planking? Nope. It's gotta go.

GET OFF YOUR FACES! But I'll tell you what, while you are down there, why not push 50?! That's right if you want to plank, you can, just give us all 50 push ups before you get back on your feet. I like that. You'd get your plank in and a bit of a workout to boot.

Planking isn't a sport. It's not really a hobby either. It has certainly run it's course as a fad and should go the way of pet rocks, friendship bracelets and the Police Academy movies….though Citizens on Patrol did have a few good lines.

Again, if you are a pro planker and are now angry with me…don't be. I am not forming the Planking Police….my hands are full with the FMTF already. And in the end it's just my opinion. I could be and have been wrong a lot. I totally missed the ball on Snooki. She's an author for the love of Mickey Morindini!

This has NOTHING to do with baseball. If you are sitting there saying, "What's the deal, Mike?" Let me apologize. I am sorry, but sometimes when you see something going on off the field that gets to you, it's Ok to comment, right? Super. Swell. Terrific. On we go

Planking. Yea, you've seen it. You might not know what to make of it and that's fine. Don't beat yourself up. It's really not anything you'll need in life and putting "I am well versed in Planking" on a resume will not get you the job…unless it's for weekend manager at the Planking Store.

People lay face down, stiff as a board and have themselves photographed in random places. This new fad makes me want to run out and join a Flash Mob and that ain't happening.

I don't mean to sound close minded. I am actually a firm believer in letting people do what makes them happy as long as they aren't hurting themselves or anyone else. Yes, I don't think the wave is a part of baseball, but I won't think less of anyone who does. Sure, I think every Flash Mob plan should be foiled…and the new Flash Mob Task Force, or FMTF, that I am trying to get government funding for will hopefully accomplish that. But at the same time, if it's in your wheelhouse, roll with it. I am not judging. Truth is I have waved. I am not much of a dancer and would help a Flash Mob much anyway. But planking? Nope. It's gotta go.

GET OFF YOUR FACES! But I'll tell you what, while you are down there, why not push 50?! That's right if you want to plank, you can, just give us all 50 push ups before you get back on your feet. I like that. You'd get your plank in and a bit of a workout to boot.

Planking isn't a sport. It's not really a hobby either. It has certainly run it's course as a fad and should go the way of pet rocks, friendship bracelets and the Police Academy movies….though Citizens on Patrol did have a few good lines.

Again, if you are a pro planker and are now angry with me…don't be. I am not forming the Planking Police….my hands are full with the FMTF already. And in the end it's just my opinion. I could be and have been wrong a lot. I totally missed the ball on Snooki. She's an author for the love of Mickey Morindini!