NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Nobody said Rex Hudler was an astronomer.
But this is pretty embarrassing.READ MORE: First Alert Snowstorm Forecast: Nor'easter Could Bring Heavy Snowfall, Powerful Winds This Weekend
On Tuesday night, the Royals’ television broadcaster mistook the moon for a planet.
The camera zoomed in on the moon, to which Hudler said, “It’s a beautiful planet.”
Play-by-play man Ryan Lefebvre waited a few seconds — likely in amazement — before awkwardly responding, “Well, it’s a moon.”READ MORE: President Biden To Meet With Mayor Adams In New York City About Gun Violence Prevention
Hudler, who played for the Yankees in 1984 and 1985, didn’t seem entirely convinced.
“That looks like a planet to me,” Hudler responded.
Stick to baseball, Rex. Stick to baseball.
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