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Ryan Kerrigan Swats An Imposing Foul Ball

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on April 11, 2014 – 10:29 am


Chick Hernandez never should have opened his mouth.

I mean, he’s a sports anchor, so that’s his job and he should do that every day, but in the context of talking trash to a Redskins outside linebacker about an upcoming media vs. athlete celebrity softball game, Hernandez should have reconsidered.

The people behind the viral marketing campaign of the third annual third-annual Bethesda Big Train Celebrity Softball Classic stoked this fire, asking Hernandez his thoughts on Kerrigan for a promotional video.

His response can be summarized thusly:

“Rhino, you ain’t got nothing for a short, squat, Cubano who hits it all the way. You won’t be in right field because you won’t be able to catch that ball, but I’ll see you. Oh I’ll see you.




Kerrigan responded with a video of his own.

Tongue planted firmly in cheek, the linebacker said, “I’m coming for you, Hernandez,” before emphasizing his point with a series of powerful foul swings that probably landed on some unlucky lady walking around Bethesda in yoga pants.



If you’d like to see how this rivalry plays out on the softball diamond, you can purchase $10 tickets to the game here. Your money will benefit several good causes.

Here’s a look at the rosters:


Ryan Kerrigan (Washington Redskins)
Lorenzo Alexander (Arizona Cardinals)
Kai Forbath (Washington Redskins)
Nick Sundberg (Washington Redskins)
Antwaan Randle El (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Perry Riley (Washington Redskins)
Niles Paul (Washington Redskins)
Kedric Golston (Washington Redskins)
Chris Wilson (Washington Redskins)
Juan Dixon (Maryland Terrapins)
Byron Mouton (Maryland Terrapins)
Ali Krieger (USWNT/Washington Spirit)
Ashlyn Harris (USWNT/Washington Spirit)


Chris Cooley (ESPN 980)
Chuck Sapienza (ESPN 980)
Fred Smoot (106.7 The Fan)
Grant Paulsen (106.7 The Fan)
Kevin Shafer (106.7 The Fan)
Mike Wise (The Washington Post)
Chick Hernandez (Comcast SportsNet)
Julie Donaldson (Comcast SportsNet)
Steve Chenevey (FOX5)
Lindsay Murphy (FOX5)
Kristen Berset (CBS9)
Dianna Russini (NBC4)
Chris Styles (WPGC 95.5)
Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio)
Andrew Walker (Redskins.com)


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