The Choker (The Joker)

   

A parody of a song by The Steve Miller Band.  Recorded by mrlip in Springfield, VA
Recorded: 01/12/2016  Released: 01/12/2016  First aired: 01/13/2016
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Lyrics

I had this on my to do list anyway - I was bummed when Nigel asked for it. But here's a full band version to go with Jason's acoustic version. It's gonna be interesting to see how many jinglers take this a different way.

Some people call me the cinco ocho yeah
Some call me the Gangster of Glove
Some people call me freakin’ Papelbon
Cause' I’m not at all likeable to anyone

Cause I'm a pitcher
I'm a reliever
I’m just another
Underachiever
I grabbed Bryce Harper just for fun
I'm a choker
A trouble stoker
I'm a late-game blower
You ought to trade me for anyone
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh

People talk about me baby
Say retainin’ me is wrong, oh so wrong
But don't you worry don't you worry mama
Cause' Mike Rizzo says DC’s my home
Thought I’d pick a fight with the MVP
Really loved his throat wanted to give it a squeeze
Matt Williams didn’t see it at the time
Oo ee baby is that really such a crime?

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judofuse in Atlanta
I'm glad they aired yours Steve - and I wouldn't call mine better by any measure. I enjoy the idea of several of us taking the same song/idea and hearing the different results. I also think it would be funnier if they actually never get back to playing my version after mentioning it, cause that fits with the show. :)
500 days ago.
Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
Very funny and great performance.
501 days ago.
robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
and always do it NOW and then if it's not topical enough you can resubmit it later.
502 days ago.
robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
gangster of glove! another underachiever. late-game blower. jason's right about the lines. well done, sir.
502 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
No doubt they just did rock/paper/scissors to decide Jason - yours was funnier and better sung. And first.
502 days ago.
judofuse in Atlanta
Jingle Thunderdome today - 2 jingles enter the break, only one jingle leaves alive! :)
502 days ago.
Anita from Alaska
This version also excellent. Spring training will be here before you know it. Hey Nats new spring training facility being built in West Palm, Tony vacationing in Palm Beach Gardens, minutes away. Coincidence? Is he going to be one of those old retired geezers I see at spring training games with a notebook of baseball cards?
503 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
I was more bummed at myself for not knocking it out yesterday. Sean's song referring to him as the Choker was perfect but I thought "Do they really want to talk about Paps in the middle of winter 2 days after the Skins season ended?" So I though I'd wait until spring training. Whoops.
503 days ago.
judofuse in Atlanta
Some really good lines in this. I love you basically equating Harper's throat to peaches at the end. I'm guessing most of us thought of this song when Tony mentioned the Choker - even before Nigel brought up the song and issued the challenge. I look forward to every single version that happens.
503 days ago.

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