Found May 02, 2012 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:

When Andy Dirks had to leave Tuesday’s game with a bum hamstring, Tigers’ skipper Jim Leyland needed a pinch runner. Since he was out near second base, he couldn’t just tell the 6’6″ 270 pound Brad Eldred to head out to replace Dirks. But, he could have had third base coach Gene Lamont relay the message. Or, he could have just played charades. He went with choice (B), and we thank him for it.

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