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Announcer likens Manny Ramirez home run to ex-girlfriend

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Manny Ramirez, former Boston Red Sox slugger, poses for photos before his debut for the EDA Rhinos baseball team in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan on March 27, 2013. Ramirez has joined Taiwanese outfit EDA Rhinos in a major boost to the island’s favourite sport, the team said on March 12. AFP PHOTO / Mandy CHENG (Photo credit should read Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

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Strange things always seem to happen when Manny Ramirez is involved, even now that he is over in Taiwan continuing his playing career. Thankfully, this latest incident only tangentially involved him. While calling Ramirez’s eighth home run of the season, the TV announcer has what is arguably the baseball call of the year: “This ball is long gone, just like the ex-girlfriend who will never return!”

Watch the homer and listen to the call below. (Tip of the Cap: Manny Does Taiwan)