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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 28: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) Photo of Jena Greene

3:40 PM 03/30/2018

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Baseball announcer and noted personality Tim Kurkjian covered the Cubs vs. Marlins during the MLBs opening day on Thursday.

During a lull in the game (there are many), Kurkjian opted to go into a brief monologue about his lack of musical knowledge.

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“Werent you and that Pitbull guy tight last year?” one announcer brings up.

“Over came Pitbull, who gave me this complicated handshake which I couldnt even figure out,” Kurkjian says. “And thank goodness he didnt ask me whats my favorite song of his because I didnt even know who he was! I need to get out of the house a little bit more, I think thats fairly obvious.”

“Just update the playlist a little bit too,” Karl Ravech chimes in. “You need some DJ Khaled on there.”

“I wasnt sure who he was, I thought Lynyrd Skynyrd was a guy, I thought his name was Len I didnt know it was a band,” Kurkjian continues. “I thought Jethro Tull was a guy, instead of a band. And — this is really bad — for a very short time in my life, a short time, I wasnt sure if Kanye West was a man or a woman. Thats how bad I am at music.”

: Someone come help @Kurkjian_ESPN with his music knowledge pic.twitter.com/GyWZdIJItc

— ESPN (@espn) March 29, 2018

Youve got to respect a guy who is so deeply entrenched in baseball that he never brings his head up for air. Hes just plugged into the baseball world, 24/7. Even during the relatively short offseason, hes plugged in. Lynyrd Skynyrd? Never heard of them. Kanye West? If he cant toss a ball hes wasting Kurkjians time. Next.

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