Alarming News

March 27, 2008

My favorite Yankee gets married

I love his prepared statement:

“I, Hideki Matsui, am getting married. I have decided to spend my whole life with her,” Matsui said in a statement released at the Yankees’ training camp in Florida, Jiji Press reported.

Hat-tip Peter.

Posted by Karol at 11:12 AM |
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I love this line in the story…

Matsui has won wide respect on both sides of the Pacific for his mild manner and hard work ethic, although he once admitted that he had one vice — an extensive collection of pornography.

Posted by: someone at March 27, 2008 at 11:35 am

Yankees suck.

Posted by: Not Dawn Summers at March 27, 2008 at 12:48 pm

Yeah, I like that statement too. It’s like he thinks nobody will know who he is if he doesn’t tell us.

Posted by: Eric at March 27, 2008 at 7:35 pm

*someone – you do?
There is another line I noticed: about being attracted to the woman’s “discretion”.

Posted by: Tatyana at March 27, 2008 at 9:20 pm

“*someone – you do?”

Sure. You don’t think its presence in that story is hilarious?

Posted by: someone at March 28, 2008 at 11:22 am

In case you’re interested in his famous porn collection, it started because Matsui was forbidden from having a girlfriend when he played in Japan because his team had strict rules against that, lest the players be distracted. I’ve read that he trades videos with reporters.

Posted by: Peter at March 28, 2008 at 12:08 pm

*someone – yes, it’s hilarious. And what he chosen to emphasize in description of the bride as “woman with discretion” makes it even more so.
I was interested in your loving that angle…

Posted by: Tatyana at March 28, 2008 at 4:19 pm
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