Found January 04, 2012 on
Big League Stew:
The name "Michael LaPayower" may not ring a bell, but his past Internet reputation might. Back in 2010, the big New York Yankees fan won his 15 minutes of Internet fame, being mocked on sites like Deadspin for his pinstriped-parody of a Lady Gaga song.
Now the man with the @bigyankeesfan Twitter handle is back and trying to get in on the next go-round of the MLB Fan Cave with a baseball-themed version of LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It." If nothing else, the man does own a wide spectrum of MLB gear.
This year's Fan Cave will feature multiple residents in a "Survivor" or "Big Brother"-type elimination format and they just announced that 17 All-Stars have confirmed they'll drop by in 2012. If you think you can best LaPayower — or BLS pal Lindsay Guentzel, for that matter— you've got until Jan. 31 to film your own plea for a spot in the Fan Cave.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
All I can say is thank goodness for the New York Post because if the paper’s latest report is true the 2012 New York Yankees are in for a stellar season.
The feature story in the weekly Pulse pullout titled “It’s Crystal Clear” gives psychics predictions for the upcoming year.
And Yankee fans should be ecstatic if psychic Frank Andrews’s vision stands true:
“I feel that...
Joe Torre would be the perfect person to run the Dodgers, his longtime lieutenant said on Wednesday.
Hes a great baseball mind who can get the organization back to where it should be, said Larry Bowa, who was a member of Torres coaching staffs with the New York Yankees and Dodgers from 2006 to 2010.
Torre resigned his executive position with Major League Baseball to join Los Angeles...
When an actor in Hollywood takes on an iconic role, the biggest concern for that actor is the possibility of becoming typecast, in other words so identified with that role and character that audiences, and more importantly movie producers, lose the ability to see the actor as any other character. The late Christopher Reeve, who starred in four separate Superman movies in...
The Yankees aren’t likely to sign Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima by Friday’s 4pm CDT deadline, one person with knowledge of the situation told Marc Carig of the Star Ledger. The Yankees see Nakajima as a bench player and intend to pay him like a backup, Carig reports on Twitter.
In theory, the Yankees have until Friday evening to sign Nakajima. However, they’d have...
Path clear to re-sign veteran infielder Eric Chavez
Bejeweled is an eye-roller. It's The Da Vinci Code of video games or the Lady Gaga or whatever your favorite example is of something that far too many people are into. More »