Rangers Captain Elvis Weekend
Well, we just got done with our big Elvis weekend at
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. We gave
away Elvis Andrus bobbleheads and jerseys, plus we had a big Friday fireworks
show set to Elvis Presley music. And
Friday’s best moment came just before the fireworks, when Elvis won the game
with a walkoff hit. That’s the kind of
stuff us die-hard Rangers supporters live for.
We also had Elvis Presley impersonators who rode
miniature motorcycles, and some fans dressed as Elvis, too. Now some of you kids and colts may be asking
“who is this Elvis Presley guy?” He has
the same name as my favorite shortstop.
Let me put it this way, for you young foals : Elvis Presley was the
Secretariat of rock and roll music.
He had a ton of number one hits and also became a movie
star. At one time, he might have been
the most famous human in the world . He
also served his country in the army during the 1950s. So even though Elvis died in the 1970s, a lot
of people still like his music and his personality and like to imitate him.
I personally chose to wear a costume like the ones he
wore in his later years, plus the sideburns for which he was known. I think more horses should wear
sideburns. They go well with a mane.
So my next project is to get Hollywood interested in a remake
of the Elvis movie “Blue Hawaii” with an all-equine cast. I would play Elvis’ part, of course. And get a free trip to Hawaii.