go to MSN.com
Found December 29, 2012 on NESN.com:

Via NESN:

Well, at least we know that Brandon McCarthy knows how to take a joke.

The Diamondbacks’ newest pitcher apparently took care of getting his license renewed over the holiday break. There was just one problem, though: The local DMV got its letters mixed up.

While McCarthy’s license correctly states that he’s 6-foot-7 and has hazel eyes (we think), the easy party — male or female — appears to have gotten adjusted during the renewal process. McCarthy’s wife, Amanda, was all over it.



Of all people to have such a mistake made on his driver’s license, though, Brandon McCarthy may be the guy. Last year, when he was involved in one of baseball’s scariest moments after being hit by a line drive, he bounced back by doing all kinds of joking, including some shenanigans his wife didn’t exactly approve of.

He may be able to have some fun with this one, too.

More from NESN.com:
29 Comments:
  • Is She an Organ Donor?
  • comment below viewing threshold

    show comment

  • Maybe he could play for Baylors women basketball
  • A mix-up in paperwork makes the news?
  • about the same as you
  • If he's in Arizona, why does he have a Texas license? I'm from Texas and that is a Texas license. Also, look in the upper corner. Right below "USA" is the state abbreviation "TX." Are we sure this is even for real.
  • Good question. My DL from Arizona has my pic in the lower right corner. Hmmmm.
  • Ummm...he's an Arizona Diamondback....doesn't mean he lives in Arizona, he may live in TX and therefore have a TX driver license
  • Where does it say he is in AZ? He PLAYS for them, but few ball players live off-season where they play ball. Too much moving around. Most pick a place they want to live, and that is where they keep their legal address. During the season they rent condos or bunk with a buddy who might live in that city year round.
  • It looks like a California Drivers License cause it looks like mine by the parts that are visible
  • Tax' are different in Texas. Check State Income Tax, also if your registering a vehicle in Arizona the plates cost more, so you keep it in Texas.
  • Man are you guys hard up for news.
  • Obummer has a Connecticut S.S. number, but that's OK. Lie, cheat, whatever it takes, if you're a Dem...
  • No where did it say he was getting an Arizona license. All it said was that he renewed his license which obviously it is from Texas.
  • OOPs! Some clerk is gonna get kidded about needing an eye test! LOL!!!
  • What are you folks worried about? Complaining about lame news IT'S SPORTS. It is meant to entertain you not give you life advice.
  • Is that all there is to a fire?
  • sheeeeeeshhhh............thats some top notch reporting there.....NOT ,im not a fan of the media AT ALL,most of the media are a bunch of morons.
  • enough with this idiotic headline/story. wtf
  • Just a note on a typo in this. " the easy party-" should be the easy part. I kind of found this funny from an article on a mix up.
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES
ERROR CARD

Brandon McCarthy's license has a problem

Newly-signed Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy has an issue with his new Texas drivers license. The photo of the license, tweeted by his wife Amanda with McCarthy's name and address covered, shows the pitcher listed as 6'7"(matching his MLB.com player card) with hazel eyes...and his gender is listed as female. Despite the cloudy nature of the F...

Brandon McCarthy’s new driver license lists him as being Female

Brandon McCarthy’s new driver license lists the pitcher as a 6’7″ female. The mistake was noticed by McCarthy’s wife Amanda and was then posted for the twitter world to see. After posting the photo Amanda opted to make waffles with her new waffle iron. Ah, the MLB off season.

Luis Gonzalez was better than you think

Luis Gonzalez has been persona non grata as a spoken name here in the Tasker household. There was that certain bloop hit in 2001 that ruined everything and ended a dynasty. He is used by some to refute the greatness of the great relief pitcher he hit that bloop against (as if). But that was a long time ago. It wasn't Gonzalez's fault that Torre brought the infield in. The...

Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona Will Trade Justin Upton or Jason Kubel

Following the Arizona Diamondbacks surprise signing of free agent Cody Ross, outfielders Justin Upton and Jason Kubel are back on the trading block and “someone will go,” a source tells Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. They will surely be entertaining offers, and as one person familiar with their thinking put it, flat out, "Someone will go.'' The Diamondbacks...

Takashi Saito to Play Back in Japan

Former Major League reliever Takashi Saito will be pitching back in his home country next season.  The 42-year old probably could have found work in the Majors, but he decided to go back to Japan.  He played for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season. According to NPB Tracker, Saito's deal with Tahoko Rakuten wil officially be announced as early as today.  He is to make...

Diamondbacks might look to deal an outfielder

The Arizona Diamondbacks added to a strength by signing free agent outfielder Cody Ross, giving them -- at least for the time being -- six outfielders on a team that usually carries only four. The move appears to be a precursor to another trade, as the signing of right-hander Brandon McCarthy was the week before. Ross, who can play all three outfield positions, gives the D-backs...

Red Sox Rumors: Boston a Fit for Diamondbacks’ Justin Upton?

The Boston Red Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks should pair up for a trade that would center on slugger Justin Upton, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN. Bowden’s proposed trade would send Upton to the Red Sox in exchange for prospects Xander Bogaerts, Matt Barnes and Brandon Jacobs. While the Diamondbacks were able to add a young shortstop in Didi Gregorius when...

Saito signs with team in Japan

Pitcher Takashi Saito, who spent the past seven seasons in the Major Leagues, has signed a one-year contract to play in Japan for the Rakuten Golden Eagles, according to multiple media outlets. Rakuten has also recently signed former Major Leaguers Andruw Jones and Casey McGehee. Saito, who turns 43 in February, spent most of his career playing in Japan before signing with...

So Long, Farewell, and Thank You

Happy New Year to you, Followers.  Hope you're having a great Holiday week. In case you didn't know, tonight marks the final SportsCenter apperance for WSU's very own, Cindy Brunson. Cindy is moving to Arizona to follow her (DAMN HIM!) husband Steve Berthiaume who is now the play-by-play voice for the Arizona Diamondbacks.  So, while Cindy's next career...
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

NFL suspends Aldon Smith for nine games

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has reportedly been suspended for the first nine games of the 2014 season by the National Football League. A suspension of this magnitude has long been expected and it will impact San Francisco’s early-season success a great deal.  49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: pic.twitter.com/cvZfABog45 — Randall Liu...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago

Eli Manning does reddit AMA, says he likes Bud Light, 'N Sync

There’s an ongoing debate as to whether New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is an elite quarterback. What’s becoming harder and harder to argue, however, is that the younger Manning QB has a great sense of humor. The Giants signal-caller showcased his unique personality Friday afternoon when he took some time out of his presumably busy schedule to take some questions on Reddit...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago

Tony Stewart: Kevin Ward Jr.'s death will 'affect my life forever'

HAMPTON, Ga. — Speaking quietly and with a trembling voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York three weeks ago. “I’ve taken the last couple of weeks off out of respect...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago

Jerome Simpson reportedly suspended three games

In a move that was suspected earlier this month, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended three games by the NFL. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the news on Friday, which was speculated to have happened when Simpson missed practice earlier this month. Vikings WR Jerome Simpson is being suspended 3 games, per […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 hours ago

Bo Pelini: Marijuana use is ‘out of control’ in society

Bo Pelini spoke at the annual Big Red Breakfast on Friday morning and provided more than just his thoughts on the upcoming season. According to Rich Kaipust of the Omaha World-Herald, the Nebraska coach somehow went off on a tangent about weed. His basic message was that drugs are very, very bad, mmkay. “It is […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago

Athletics play game under protest over controversial call

This is utterly ridiculous in every possible way. Umpire Greg Gibson may have even misunderstood the rules here in order to help the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday evening. A win that gave them a two-game lead in the division.  Without getting too much into MLB’s Oxford-sized rulebook, check out the video below. Your browser does not support...
Via Sportsnaut
12 hours ago

Pettine on Manziel seeing Week 1 action: Something we'll discuss

After both Brian Hoyer  and rookie Johnny Manziel impressed during the Browns' 33-13 victory over the Bears Thursday night, the fluid QB situation just got a little more intriguing. In light of Manziel's performance (6 of 17 for 83 yards, 1 TD, 55 rushing) in the team's first preseason win, head coach Mike Pettine seems open to a change of plans to start off the regular...
Via 60 Max Power O
14 hours ago

Mariners prospect goes after scout over ice cream treat taunt

Remember Jesus Montero, the former Yankees prospect that was dealt for Michael Pineda a couple of offseasons ago? Well, he’s back in the news, and it’s not because he’s playing well. Via MiLB.com… Montero was coaching first base, and at the end of an inning, the unidentified cross-checker yelled at him to hustle off the field, according to Boise official scorer Liza Safford...
Via The Outside Corner
12 hours ago

Revis makes 'Space Jam' reference about playing the Jets

Darrelle Revis would play a collection of aliens with the ability to steal All-Pro talent if that team was on the New England Patriots’ schedule this year. The Patriots cornerback referenced “Space Jam” when asked about playing against his former team, the New York Jets, in 2014. Revis returned to MetLife Stadium, home of the Jets, on Thursday night, but didn’t play in the...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago

Bob Arum: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao coming in 2015

I am not going to fall for the banana in the tailpipe. This has been going on for five years now and until I see Mayweather and Pacquiao in the ring I simply won’t believe it is happening. With that being said it is my job to report, so here is what Bob Arum is saying about a potential Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight in 2015 via SFGate.com. Boxing promoter Bob Arum told The San Francisco...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.