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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

"Won't you come home, David Bailey?"

Reds manager Dusty Baker said in his pre-game interview with the writers Wednesday that Homer Bailey “is a catchy name.”
“Everybody knows his name,” the Reds skipper said.
Yes, “Homer Bailey” is indeed a lot catchier than “David Bailey,” which is the 21-year-old pitcher’s given name, Baker was told.
“Is it?” asked Baker, smiling, then nodding his head. ““Is Homer his nickname?”
Yes, he’s called “Homer” after his great-grandfather.
Bailey’s full name is David Dewitt Bailey


5 Comments:

at 9:35 PM Blogger redsfan8557 said...

Looks like the bullpen is not holding up tonight

 
at 10:00 PM Blogger KevinFtMyers said...

I can understand wanting to cary on a family name, but at the end of the day I hope people have to ask:

So why do they call him "Homer" anyway?

Good luck "David", hope you can get straightened out. We need you!

 
at 11:23 PM Blogger R said...

Slow news day. ;)

 
at 8:37 AM Blogger Da Phoenixx said...

His name should be Batman Bailey, since he looks just like Christian Bale.

 
at 2:16 PM Blogger Eddie Maisonet, III said...

Hope Homer can play all season and not die from Dusty Baker's tough pitching regiment. You know...pitch till your arm falls off. If that happens, use the other one. HAHA.

-Ed.

www.edthesportsfan.com

 
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