World Series Game 1: Tim McCarver Doesn't Know How Many Letters Are In The Word "Strike" (Video)

The headline is misleading. Of course he knows. But when you're thinking of things to say off the top of your head for a few hours, it's easy to make this kind of mistake.



 And McCarver reacted about the only way he could -- he laughed about it and moved on.


Not a big deal. Funny, sure, but it's not a reason to turn on McCarver. He gets a bad rap in a lot of circles, but I've never heard people complaining about him spelling.

No, this is the proper reason to turn on McCarver:



If that's the first time you've seen that clip, you might think it's funny. Just wait a second for the meaning to set in. You have a few more games of this -- possibly six more. That's at least 18 hours, maybe more.

Nope. Not so funny anymore. I've watched that clip six times tonight, and it hurts a little bit more each time. Certainly more than the misspelling of "strike."

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