“Lopez has a talent, definitely,” Bell said. “He can bring the whole crowd down. He’s always got everybody laughing, whether it’s The Company or just making speeches and joking around.”
Some of the players’ favorite skits include a roast of the seniors before the regular-season finale on senior day, a tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and a reenactment of the American Gladiators.
The senior roast featured players imitating teammates’ current and former girlfriends to take some sometimes profane shots at their peers.
“Of course it gets salty sometimes,” Hoechlin said. “This is college baseball, so you’ve got to expect that.”
The Hall of Fame tour featured players portraying statues of baseball greats. Linton posed as Jackie Robinson in a famous picture of the former Dodgers great stealing home.