With the trade deadline approaching and teams wheeling and dealing, I thought I’d remind everyone what Bob Dylan said about the fluid nature of MLB rosters.

From Rolling Stone:

*FOOTNOTE: So what’s Bob Dylan’s favorite baseball team, anyway?

Dylan: “The problem with baseball teams is all the players get traded, and what your favorite team used to be — a couple of guys you really liked on the team, they’re not on the team now — and you can’t possibly make that team your favorite team. It’s like your favorite uniform. I mean . . . yeah . . . I like Detroit. Though I like Ozzie [Guillen] as a manager. And I don’t know how anybody can’t like Derek [Jeter]. I’d rather have him on my team than anybody.”

[From Issue 1008 — September 7, 2006]

4 Responses to “What Bob Dylan thinks about all these trades”

  1. the question now is, how much respect do we lose for him for being a Jeter fan? when I listen to him, am I going to be thinking of overrated yankee shortstops with their own cologne?

  2. If memory serves, I think Dylan appeared in a perfume commercial not long back. So he and Jeter have that in common.

  3. Bert Blyleven FHOF says:

    What?!? The Twins aren’t his favorite team? He’s from friggin Hibbing.

  4. Sarah Green says:

    YEAH Bert! And “Dylan” isn’t even his real last name!!!!

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