90s, Commercials, Sports
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“Chicks Dig The Long Ball”: Classic Nike Commercial


During the height of the “Steriod Era” in Major League Baseball, Nike released one of their best commercials ever. The commercial poked fun at the fact that a great pitching performance would take a backseat any day to watching Mark McGwire or Sammy Sosa sock a few dingers!

The commercial featured future hall of fame pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine who are frustrated with people’s (specifically hot women, more specifically Heather Locklear) obsession with seeing home runs. Despite trying to impress the ladies with the smooth line “Hey! We got Cy Young winners over here” Maddux and Glavine give in to the trend and go to work on their long ball skills…

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