Jimmy Kimmel’s Dad at World Series Media Day
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Jimmy Kimmel’s Dad at World Series Media Day


100 thoughts on “Jimmy Kimmel’s Dad at World Series Media Day

  1. I love Jim's Brooklyn accent! The baseball players were so respectful and patient; the other interviewers–not so much. Great story, thanks Jim!!

  2. Man i cant believe this guy and don catoni rode the subway and went to a dodgers game… at 10 years old… cannot believe that.

  3. This was so perfect. His entire family brings something special to the show, thats for sure. Also lmfao at the comment comparing him to Jordan Schlansky!

  4. so. Jim Kimmel (Jimmy's dad) is the epitome of how I imagine Brooklynites to be… and I come from folks who were there two generations before me. I missed out, I think, when they migrated west.

  5. "We can't bust heads like we used to, but we have our ways. One trick is to tell 'em stories that don't go anywhere – like the time I caught the ferry over to Shelbyville. I needed a new heel for my shoe, so, I decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called Shelbyville in those days. So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. Give me five bees for a quarter, you'd say.

    Now where were we? Oh yeah: the important thing was I had an onion on my belt, which was the style at the time. They didn't have white onions because of the war. The only thing you could get was those big yellow ones…"

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