Please shut up about Prince’s walk off celebration

This season the Brewers have been surrounded by controversy. Whether it was the Cardinals hating their untucking, the Pirates hating Ryan Braun, Bob Brenly hating Ryan Braun, Jason Kendall and Dave Kerwin, The Happy Douchebag against the Marlins or whatever other ridiculous controversy we've seen this season, it's always been something. There's always something going on. Well, this latest one is the last straw. The latest one stems from Prince Fielder's AWESOME walk off home run celebration. I wrote a few weeks ago that some of our favorite moments this season hadn't even happened yet. Well, guess what? This was one of them. Let's watch it again.

Watching it again I see nothing but pure joy. This has been a hard season for the team and for the fans. This was a moment to be happy, a moment to think of better times. The Brewers weren't rubbing it in the Giants faces, they were celebrating their own accomplishment and they did it in a cool way. What's wrong with that? A lot apparently.

"I did laugh. I did think it was funny. It was very creative," Hunter said. "But it's a little strong for baseball, because you could have a 90-mph fastball coming at you the next day. You've got to have toughness and heart to do that. It's not for me. If someone did that against us and we played them again, trust me, he'd get crushed, and we'd try to fight him."

Really Torii Hunter? You're going to fight someone over that? You're going to fight PRINCE FIELDER of all people? Are you that guy who freaks out at me for bumping into him? Or are you just talking? Maybe you're just talking. Afterall, he just saw this on TV. Surely, the Giants couldn't be that upset about this.

Pitching coach Dave Righetti stared so hard at Fielder as he gave a post-game interview I kept waiting for Prince's head to explode.

Well, I guess that's to be expected. I know that whenever I am mad I stare at someone intensely for ten minutes. Surely, the Brewers own manager "gets it". Right Ken?

"I was shocked, standing there"

Oh, I guess not. Is there somebody out there that can look at this thing reasonably? Anybody? How about you weird old man?

"I'm as old school as anybody but there's nothing wrong with that," said reliever David Weathers. "You've got to have some fun. I've seen a lot worse things go on than that.

"We're just trying to have some fun. It's not disrespect for the other team. It's not about them. It's about us."

I'm just going to skip over the 200 other columnists who complained about this too because what Weathers says is right. It's FUN. They want to enjoy their jobs. They want to savor their victories and really, what's wrong with that? It's not about the Giants and it's stupid for them to think that it is. This is about a silver lining on a crappy season. So can we please stop being mock offended every time the Brewers do something interesting? It's getting old. Prince's celebration needs to be what it's meant to be, a lasting image and memory for Brewers fans. Seriously, make this a shirt already.

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5 comments on “Please shut up about Prince’s walk off celebration

  1. Anonymous on said:

    all the people screaming for him to be pegged in the head or neck are right; baseball is about dignity, humility and class! you mustn’t celebrate. if you are to celebrate you are only opening the door to the psychotic rage of millionaires that have never had to work a job in their life.

    the mike vicks of the baseball world eagerly await their chance to pitch to prince.

  2. Anonymous on said:

    ESPN put the SHOCKWAVE in their top 10 plays. Can you guess why? Sports is about entertainment (not your personal feelings) and that was damn entertaining. Get over yourself and laugh.

  3. Anonymous on said:

    perfectly fine for pujols to take a nice long walk to first or point to jebus. sorry prince but you are out of control with your celebrations…..notice my sarcasm.

  4. Citizens Bank Park Drunk on said:

    ^^^??? The Mike Vick’s of baseball??? You mean Pedro Martinez who has been linked to cock fighting in the US and his home country , DR , where it is legal. Well, if Pedro wants to throw at Prince he gets his chance in 2 weeks and I will be there to see it. But I don’t think that is what you meant. I am not sure what you mean by that statement but good job anyway. You should leave Mike Vick’s name out of your mouth in the future. He’s paid his debt and just wants to play football. Also, you need some work on your analogies.

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