I woke up this morning to see this YouTube video featured on the Yahoo! homepage… announcing Kyle Kendrick had been traded to Japan. Of course, he hadn’t actually been traded to Japan, just that prankster Brett Meyers had collaborated with manager Charlie Manuel, several other players on the team and even the press to put him into a state of shock. Kyle Kendrick’s expression throughout most of the video tells you that he fell for this hook, line and sinker, but the involvement of everyone involved (and a fake press conference) is sure to make even the most suspicious people believe.
Here’s the video of this great baseball prank: