Pete Carroll Is Seattle’s Jack Parkman

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

“You know I used to hate Parkman when he was with the A's. It’s amazing how a new uniform can change your attitude about a guy....He’s still a dick.” —Harry Doyle, Major League II
Upon hearing the news that the Seahawks have selected USC’s Pete Carroll to be their next head coach, I couldn’t help but reminisce about a particular scene from the movie Major League II .
In the first few minutes of the film, a couple of hardcore Cleveland Indians fans are hanging out when a buddy of theirs comes running on screen and delivers a dose of good news:
Fan #1: Guys! Guys! We signed Jack Parkman!
Fan #2: Parkman? We signed Parkman! Alright!
Fan #3: Hey, you can add 42 homers to our lineup! At least!
Fan #2: Guys, this is the year we go all the way!
(Chanting in unison): All the way! All the way!
For those who haven’t seen the movie, the euphoria surrounding Parkman’s arrival is short-lived.
Though he’s a superstar player who has ha...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments