¡Arriba! Turns Out Home Run Calls Are Better en Español Too

  • Timothy Burke

The Philadelphia Phillies knocked off the Boston Red Sox last night 2-1 with the help of Vance Worley‘s pitching and, in the bottom of the 7th inning, Raul Ibanez‘ bat.

And much like goals in soccer, the action’s much more enjoyable when the announcers call it en Español.

Compare the Phillies TV call of the homer with this, the Spanish call on SBN with Rickie Ricardo and Danny Martinez:

Phillies fans can check out their team’s broadcast in Spanish locally on 1480 WUBA AM.