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For those of you Boston fans depressed by the fact that the Red Sox are on the verge of being swept by the lowly Chicago Cubs — led by former Red Sox GM Theo Epstein, no less — here is the moment of levity that you’ve been looking for.
Jerry Remy lost one of his teeth in the midst of the NESN broadcast. For real.
If you’ve ever watched NESN before, and seen the interplay between Remy and Don Orsillo, you won’t need me to tell you that the lost tooth led down a long and all-but-endless rabbit hole of caps, dentists, and giggling, followed innings later by the appearance of a screwdriver, pliers, and electrical tape.
I wish I were kidding.
Sigh. Sometimes NESN is the best and the worst.
Now if only the Red Sox could be inspired by their fallen comrade in the broadcast booth and win a few in the name of Jerry’s tooth…