John Sterling's new Italian home run call for Giancarlo Stanton left many people confused
It took a while, but we finally know what it means
Earlier this week, Yankees announcer John Sterling revealed that he had made his final decision on a signature home run call for new Yanks slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Sterling is infamous for his wild (and usually pretty corny) personalized home run calls for New York hitters.
Sterling didn't reveal his Stanton call but he dropped a few hints in the days leading up to the season opener.
"This one is so different," he said. "It's an Italian phrase that rhymes. I don't know if anyone will get it. I'm really worried. Well, not really worried. In fact, I'm not worried. Let's say I'm mildly concerned."
We, but it didn't take long to get an answer. Giancarlo homered in his first at-bat with his new team.
So, what was Sterling's call? Well, it was...confusing.
Some tried to decipher it using Google Translate, but it didn't really help all that much.
It took a little while. but we eventually got a legitimate answer...
That... that is something. Maybe it sounds better than it reads. Let's check the tape...
Nope, still stinks!
Will Sterling stick with it for each of Giancarlo's one million home runs this season, or will he go back to the drawing board and think of something a little... better? Only time will tell.
For what it's worth, it's totally fine if he wants to steal "It's not delivery, it's Giancarlo!" from us.
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