Playing tennis with baseballs and baseball bats?

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  1. BreakPoint

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    Has anyone else seen the commercial on ESPN during the Little League World Series in which two guys are playing on a tennis court but instead of racquets and tennis balls they're using baseball bats and a baseball? They take full swings with their baseball bats and slam the baseball back and forth over the net at each other with no bounce. One guy even takes a short ball and attacks the net to try and put away the "volley". It's funny as heck!

    So people that think a 90 sq. in., 12.5 oz. racquet is too small and heavy should watch this commercial and see what can be done with a 4 sq. in., 32 oz. baseball bat. ;) LOL
     
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    that video is obviously fake. not that hard to tell...
     
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    ladies and gentlemen, allow me to present you.....sherlock holmes! known to us on the TT boards as slicefox.
     
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  5. BreakPoint

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    Yes, that looks like the one but I thought the one in the commercial was slightly different somehow. Anyway, it turns out it's a commercial for Frosted Flakes of all things.

    BTW, I like how it says "Do not attempt" at the bottom of the screen. I'm sure a lot of idiots will bring their baseball bats to the tennis courts to try and do this and get their teeth knocked out.
     
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    this is my one of the best adds i have seen in a long time
     
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    Ive seen this commercial about 100 times now. They show it pretty much every break. Yes i do believe hitting with a baseball bat would be much easier then hitting with a 90 sq inch racket that weights 12.5 oz.
     
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    looked a little too fake for me to really like it. but it was pretty good. others i know really like it, especially if they don't play tennis, which suprises me a little.
     
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    OK, then next time you play a tennis tournament please leave your racquets at home and only bring a baseball bat and let's see how you do. ;)
     
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    who the hell is sherlock holmes?
     
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    You're kidding right? You either are dumb or foreign(not saying foreigners are dumb, just that sherlock holmes might be an American thing). Slice he was a made up very famous detective lol.
     
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    if i'm not mistaken, sherlock holmes is just as british as the queen of england.
     
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    Really? Well then I don't understand how he doesn't know who he is. I guess I kind've remember a British accent.
     
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    My dear Noveson,

    You may not describe me as "an American thing". I might just think of putting Scotland Yard on your scent and Inspector Lestrade will be happy to round you up.

    Yours truly,
    Sherlock Holmes
    221B Baker Street,
    London.
     
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    Haha, great stuff!
     
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    I'm from eastern europe, and even if i wasn't, i have better things to do than watch tv or that kind of $h!t
     
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    Sherlock Holmes is a character in a book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle written in the late 1800's I do believe. Doyle was Scottish the books were set in London.
     
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    LOL.
    I love that commercial. My mom was like "WTF" when she was watching. Haha. I was disappointed that Japan lost D:
     
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    Sorry man but the irony!! You're trying to rip someone for not knowing Sherlock Holmes yet you think he's american! :p
     
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