Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Happy New Year! The Countdown is finally complete! And my #1 pick for best commercial/commercial series for 2008 is…….
(drumrolling. And if you know me, you know that I really am doing it)

1. There is Only One October
Go ahead and yell at me for picking it because apparently, after much searching, it seems I might be the only person who liked this ad campaign. But I really don’t care. I think it was fantastic.

This is the series that ran for the Fall Classic of baseball in October. And you have absolutely no idea how long it took me to find a copy of it for you. I had given up hope and bumped it farther down the countdown and somehow finally stumbled on it on Youtube. And when I found the whole series of them I remembered how much I really liked them. And this was back when I truly thought baseball was as boring as watching dirt grow. (yes, you read that right)
I really loved the whole series of the commercials. Most featured actor Rick Gonzalez (Old School) sitting at a typewriter like the old newsies used to do, recounting a tale of baseball’s past and why it was so amazing. And how, there really is, only one October!

More in the Series:
Memory Bank

Memory Bank
Black Cats/Superstitions

Black Cats/Superstitions

That’s it! What was your favorite sports commercial of ’08! Drop me a comment and let me know!
Or head back to #9 to see the beginning of the list

Don’t forget to check out my Top Sport Moments of 2008 also! The #1 pick is a doozy!

About the author: Jennifer Taglione is the owner of this fabulous website Stiletto Sports. Despite writing well over 500 posts, she still maintains that she is not a sports writer! She is however a huge fan of Kurt Warner, Larry Fitzgerald, Mark Sanchez, the Celtics, and totally kicks butt on March Madness brackets! Connect with her by following her on Twitter @StilettoSportsJ and subscribing to her weekly newsletter. For more info check out the About the Editor page!

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3 Responses

  1. lezzymom Said,

    Thanks for all the great commercials.

    This is one of my late year favorites

    NFL Bad Day 2008

    Posted on January 1st, 2009 at 5:21 pm

  2. Stiletto Jen Said,

    Thanks for the great suggestion. Here’s a link to the NFL Bad Day commercial

    Posted on January 1st, 2009 at 8:05 pm

  3. Andra Said,

    Great choice, as I expected from Stiletto Sports 🙂

    Posted on January 4th, 2009 at 10:07 am

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