This close to election day, voters can never tell who is calling on the phone. Maybe it's Gov. Rendell or U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton or Mayor Nutter, urging Philadelphians to get out and vote. But Jimmy Rollins? The Phillies shortstop has recorded a robo-call with the attention-grabbing intro: "Hi, this is Jimmy Rollins of the World Championship Philadelphia Phillies."It's times like these that I wish Eric Show was still alive.
Rollins goes on to say he's calling for U.S. Sen. Barack Obama and invites everyone on the other end of the line to a Monday evening rally in South Philly's Marconi Plaza.
Monday, November 3, 2008
The Pennsylvania Democratic Party has enlisted the help of Jimmy Rollins: