Joe Maddon Spoofs Infamous Mike Gundy Rant

Sep 16, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon (70) smiles in the dugout during the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Who can forget Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy’s infamous post game “I’m a man! I’m 40!” rant? It was a classic.

Well Joe Maddon is even more of a man than Mike Gundy. He’s 60! And he’s selling Rays Flex Packs.

Joe Maddon is to major league managers as Pete Carroll is to NFL coaches. So wonderfully youthful. So hip and happening.

Carroll has the gum, Maddon has the glasses.

One thing Maddon doesn’t have that Carroll does? The championship. But that could change this year. Or the Rays could finish dead last. That’s how wide open that division is.

Whatever happens in the race, we know Joe Maddon will have a good time. And his eyewear will cost more than everything I own.

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