The Brooklyn Bum and Hilda Chester video

Congratulations to Andre Ethier on his first grand slam!  

Boy, first the Dodgers are winning 10-3 and then the final score ended up 10-8.   Russ Ortiz could not finish the game.    Wish we still had Eric Stults.   We get chicken wings from Claim Jumper when the Dodgers score 10 runs but as much as I would love the chicken wings, I rather keep the ticket.  

Ok, so finally got the video that my brother Vic took of Erik and I dressed as the Brooklyn Bum and Hilda Chetster.   The was the first and only take so stumble thru it.  My brother ran into a car while walking and recording the video.  

Apologies for the singing.   We should have been given a chance to redo it!

   Wish you could see the Brooklyn Bum flower. It has a petal marked with each year since 1988. 

28 Comments

Hey Emma!
Can’t stay long, but I’ll try to make it up to your section today! I’m taking my mom to the game today! I’ve got your #; will try to make it up to see ya!!! :)

Carol,
Let’s hope it will be as much fun as beating the Jints was yesterday! I’ll try to see you.

after seeing 3 guys in a jackie robinson jersey at PNC Park last night it really make me want to research some of the history of the man and the Brooklyn baseball heritage. this vid inspired me too!
http://pittpeas.mlblogs.com

The Dodgers’ outfield is positively terrifying. Ethier, a thirty homerun threat, Manny, who is still a legit 25 HR guy, and Matt Kemp, one of the two best outfielders in THE GAME. It makes me glad I’m not in the NL ;)
-Sun-Ui

http://gameaboveall.mlblogs.com/

Hey Emma!
It was great to see you and Victor! Too bad our boys couldn’t cooperate and win the game (or even get a run!) When you get a chance, e-mail me those pictures; I’d like to forward to my mom so she can have it! :)

Glad you are having fun!! Your guys are doing so well. I caught a bit of the game a few days ago. Your outfield is incredible!!
Ginny
http://watercooler.mlblogs.com

Matt,
Glad the video inspired you and seeing fans with the JAckie Robinson jersey. I love reading baseball history!
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SUN-Ui,
Yep the three Dodgers outfielders are a big thread. Is our pitching that is suspect. Is frustraiting to see the starters not going beyong 5 1/3 inning.
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CP,
Let me catch up with things and I’ll send you the pics. Probably tonight I will send them to you. Today after the game, a group of us from the Top Deck are meeting at a local restaurant in Burbank.
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Ginny,
Love the boys in the outfield! Kemp, Ethier and Manny! Good thing you watch the other day and not last night when the Freak shut the hitting.

LOL Peter!
I was runnin out of breath as we were walking and singing. We should have had a second take!

Great video, Hilda! (I mean Emma. LOL.) I loved the song and your outfit – especially the shoes and socks! Very cute. Btw, you asked on my blog about the Yanks-Dodgers series in June. I’m trying to go to the Sat game, but the prices on StubHub are insane. Maybe they’ll go down as the game gets closer? If you know of anyone selling tickets, let me know. On StubHub, they’re asking $200 a ticket for seats in the upper upper deck. No way!

http://janeheller.mlblogs.com

Great video… and I am surprised no-one came up and asked for your autographs or even offered you a part in a movie…

-peter
Phillies Outside

I absolutely love it! Great job! I wish more fans went to such extremes to show their team love! You should see the smile I’m wearing after watching that, Emma. *High Five!*
–jeff
http://redstatebluestate.mlblogs.com/
http://mtrredstatebluestate.com

(pushing back my chair….standing up….clapping like crazy!!!)
Bravo!! Hilda Chester could not have done it better!
Mike
http://thebrooklyntrolleyblogger.mlblogs.com/

…and tell VinScullyismyHomeboy I’ve been reading… just haven’t commented yet.

Awesome song! I loved it! You always go all out, and I admire that!
Elizabeth
http://redsoxgirl46.mlblogs.com

Great Video, and a great win!

rob

http://bluecrewfan.mlblogs.com/

, I AM a Dodger fan and feel that I would love to enjoy this opportunity beacsue I WANT to. Dodger stadium has always been a home away from home for most die hard fans like myself and I have yet to be able to experience such a wonderful opportunity like this one. I want to open up the eyes of my roommate (He’s never been to a baseball game let alone a Dodger game) to how awesome this sport is and, mainly, how much Dodger fans make you feel like you’re part of a family and how the players make you feel like you’re part of their brotherhood. I would appreciate it very much to be able to be considered for this sweepstakes and would love to go and support our team, once again. Please pick me.

Awesome video Emma, congrats for today win !

Thanks Jeff! We aim to please! *High Five!* back at ya!
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Thanks Mike! I thought you would like that even though we messed up on the song.
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Elizabeth!
It is a beautiful song. We’ll do better next time singing it!
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Oh Rob! That was such a great win! El Maniaco came thru!
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Hey Bluedog! Good to read you again! You should have been at the stadium!

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LOL What a great song! Y’all look great! Glad you’re representing so well :)

Hmm i wish the angels had a song…. lol

http://mimi.mlblogs.com

Thanks Mimi!
It is a great song even if we butchered it. Really? No Angel song? There must be one.

EMMA – Great Video! Love the song and nope it was not butchered! Keep up your great enthusiasm…GOOOO DODGERS!

thanks Rosie! Isnt that a great song! You got it! GOOOO DODGERS! A great win yesterday! El Maniaco came thru!

Andre Ethier is a beast! How can he be that good!? Honestly, before the season started I would have wanted Matt Kemp on my team. But now, I don’t know. Ethier is just too tough to get out! You are lucky to have him, for sure.

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Raysfanboy,
Andre was a steal from Oakland. Best trade by Ned. No way I would let him go from my Fantasy team.

That was a great song Emma “Follow the Dodgers” I remember it well and still sing it.
Thanks for sharing.

OBF! I L O V E the song! and we will do an encore this year on Opening Day! I can’t wait! Thanks for commenting!

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