Kenny Powers, Lou Merloni Linked in List of 15 Athletes to Have ‘Real-Life Kenny Powers Moments’

Kenny Powers, Lou Merloni Linked in List of 15 Athletes to Have 'Real-Life Kenny Powers Moments' No, Framingham, Mass., native and former Red Sox infielder Lou Merloni is nothing like the repulsively hysterical Kenny Powers from HBO's Eastbound and Down.

However, according the the guys at brobible.com, Sweet Lou does make their list of "15 Professional Athletes Who Have Had Real-Life Kenny Powers Moments."

Merloni, like Powers, was a gym teacher at Framingham High School for two offseasons before making it to Boston's big club in 1998.

Other athletes to make the list were Rod Beck (mullet), Darryl Strawberry (drug abuse), Tyson Ross (lives with family) and John Daly (sold his own memorabilia).

The second season of the baseball-based comedy, that stars Danny McBride
as an over-the-top washed-up ballplayer, premieres this Sunday night.

Photo of the Day

What words of wisdom would Kenny Powers have for a young Lou Merloni? Leave your suggestions in the comments.

Kenny Powers, Lou Merloni Linked in List of 15 Athletes to Have 'Real-Life Kenny Powers Moments'
Kenny Powers, Lou Merloni Linked in List of 15 Athletes to Have 'Real-Life Kenny Powers Moments'
     

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I don’t know about 50 home runs, maybe 50 saves."
Ichiro Suzuki, when asked if he could ever hit 50 homers

COMMENT OF THE DAY

This faithless Sox fan has been waiting a while to use this one.

"If the Red Sox win all 10 of their final games (think about that for a minute, how many 10 game winning streaks they have this year? This decade? In their history?) AND the Yankees lose 6 out of their last 9, the Red Sox will STILL miss the playoffs. Anyone who thinks that's going to happen raise their right hand (probably the one with the beer mug in it)."
–Patrick

VIDEO OF THE DAY

I knew American baseball fans weren't the only ones embarrassing themselves in the stands with their laughable athletic abilities.

Here's a solid high school snag to get you riled up for Friday night football

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