Rex Hudler thinks the moon is a planet

Kansas City Royals color commentator Rex Hudler did not fare very well in our local MLB announcer rankings last month – him and his fellow Royals broadcasters finished 18th out of the 30 teams, but Hudler was torn to bits by our readers. During Tuesday night’s Rockies-Royals game, the broadcast cut to the full moon coming back from a commercial break, and Hudler said that it was “a beautiful planet”.

Hey Rex? The Moon isn’t a planet. It’s a moon. If he called Pluto a beautiful planet, I could understand it (even if Pluto isn’t a planet anymore), but the Moon? C’mon man…


Joe Lucia

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Joe is the managing editor of The Outside Corner and an associate editor at Awful Announcing. He lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is smack dab in the middle of some of the best (and worst) sports fans in the country.