Found June 04, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:

One of my favorite announcer in Major League Baseball is Chicago White Sox play-by-play man Ken "Hawk" Harrelson.

Back on Saturday, Hawk had a little bit of risque wordplay when describing a bases-loaded situation for the Seattle Mariners by saying that the sacks were packed with seamen:



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