Gary Thorne: Orioles “are Within Shi***ng Distance”

Gary Thorne and Jim Palmer in the O's booth, Gary wearing a mother's day giveaway hat.

Orioles fans have grown to love Gary Thorne and all his goofy exclamations in the broadcast booth (most of us, anyway – I still come across the random fan here or there who despises Gary). There’s even a Twitter account in his honor, @DrunkGaryThorne.

In Monday night’s loss to the Seattle Mariners, Gary may have finally reached his zenith. He was, I assume, trying to say that the Orioles were within striking distance of Seattle headed to the bottom of the ninth inning. (Shocker: they did not strike).

He, instead, said something else.

Behold (don’t play this if you’re around someone you don’t want to hear a curse word):

The Orioles, seemingly, have been within shitting distance all season long, no?

Never change, Gary.

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2 Cheers on “Gary Thorne: Orioles “are Within Shi***ng Distance”

  1. avatarDoc on said:

    I like Gary and love Palmer in the booth.

    Someone tell Bordick not every strike out is a “punch out”. Those are only called strike 3’s.

    • avatarAngus on said:

      I never noticed he said it that much, now it’s all I’m hearing tonight. I at least liked cheese at the knees every so often. Ugh. Thanks, Doc…

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