George Carlin on football and baseball

I’ve heard a handful of lines from this routine before at several different times.  To be honest, I feared hitting the play button when I came across this video because what I had heard in the past made me wonder if George Carlin doesn’t just slam on baseball the whole time.  But, it turns out, he treats baseball and football fairly equally, making each sport seem both wonderful and ridiculous at the same time.  And he does it with great humor.


4 Comments on “George Carlin on football and baseball”

  1. I LOVE George Carlin. He was a genius as far as I’m concerned. A legend!

  2. Steve Myers says:

    Wonderful, amazing, awesome. I never get tired of hearing this. We need football and its fans so baseball can be baseball. Now if we could only bring back state’s rights and thousands of lost languages.

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