Baseball Themed BC/RC at Da Ridge

AO: The Ridge

When: 03/02/2021


Number of Pax: 12

Pax Names: Beatbox, Den Mother, Jimmy Neutron, Morticia, Onesie, Pawn Star, Second Best, Sheldon, Shooter Mcgavin, SkidMark, Toby, Tourniquet,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Toby

The BackBlast:

Got to AO super early for an EC run and to set up shop at Playa Vista… Ran 2.0 miles prior to BC.  You know its a good BC when people are complaining about the exercises (Tourni…..)



Good Mornings



Tappy Tapparoos



Indian Run to Playa Vista… Last guy had 3 merkins before sprinting to front of line

Home plate

27 Monkey Humpers

9 double burpees

27 fast high knees


1st Base

27 Monkey Humpers

27 Air Squats

27 fast high knees


2nd Base

27 Monkey Humpers

27 Hand Release Merkins

27 Smurf Jacks


3rd base

27 Monkey Humpers

27 Carolina Dry Docks

27 High Knees

Sprint to Home

Indian Run back to flags for 6MoM


5 merkin ring of fire

Followed by 5 leg lift ring of fire…. 6am


Read the speech by Lou Gehrig and talked about being thankful for what we have

“Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth. I have been in ballparks for seventeen years and have never received anything but kindness and encouragement from you fans.

“Look at these grand men. Which of you wouldn’t consider it the highlight of his career just to associate with them for even one day? Sure, I’m lucky. Who wouldn’t consider it an honor to have known Jacob Ruppert? Also, the builder of baseball’s greatest empire, Ed Barrow? To have spent six years with that wonderful little fellow, Miller Huggins? Then to have spent the next nine years with that outstanding leader, that smart student of psychology, the best manager in baseball today, Joe McCarthy? Sure, I’m lucky.

“When the New York Giants, a team you would give your right arm to beat, and vice versa, sends you a gift – that’s something. When everybody down to the groundskeepers and those boys in white coats remember you with trophies – that’s something. When you have a wonderful mother-in-law who takes sides with you in squabbles with her own daughter – that’s something. When you have a father and a mother who work all their lives so you can have an education and build your body – it’s a blessing. When you have a wife who has been a tower of strength and shown more courage than you dreamed existed – that’s the finest I know.