In Epic Prank, Jeff Francoeur’s Teammates Spent a Month Convincing Him a Teammate Was Deaf


The baseball season is a long, boring slog. Nowhere is that maxim truer than in the minor leagues. Endless bus rides, game after meaningless game. How do you break up the tedium?

Well, the El Paso Chihuahuas, where former major leaguer Jeff Francoeur is playing, decided to spend a month convincing him that pitcher Jorge Reyes was deaf. How they pulled it off, and the reveal, is documented in this video put together by Cody Decker.

[H/T Deadspin]