'Headless' weatherman sad about Reds
Oct 2, 2013 at 1:00a ET
Jude Redfield is a meteorologist at WDRB in Louisville, Ky.
He also happens to be a pretty big Cincinnati Reds fan.
And on Wednesday morning, Redfield found himself so embarrassed by Cincinnati’s wild-card loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday that he refused to show his face on TV.
How did Redfield execute this bit of headlessness? A little TV magic, of course:
You can certainly sympathize with poor Redfield. After all, the Reds have won just five playoff games since their 1990 World Series title — which, amazingly, is fewer in that span than the Pirates, whose playoff win last night was the team’s first in 21 years.
But you’d think that, as a Western Kentucky fan, Redfield would be a little more accustomed to dealing with disappointment.
At least he’ll always have a shoulder to cry on in Charlie Sheen: