Bill Walton calls a White Sox game and Twitter is stoked

Bill Walton is performance art/self-parody whenever he’s broadcasting a game, and it turns out that’s the case regardless of the sport he’s observing.

The basketball commentator tried his hand at baseball Friday night, working with White Sox play-by-play man Jason Benetti in Anaheim, Calif. It was about what you would expect, if you’ve watched Walton do his hardwood shtick.

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It appears that MLB Twitter was smitten with the tie-dyed one:

For the record, Benetti didn’t walk into this situation cold; he worked a college basketball game with Walton on ESPN at the Maui Invitational last November.

Still, Walton’s regular ESPN partner, Dave Pasch, offered moral support just the same:

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