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Rant Sports Presents Diamond Gems: An Interview With Ryan Dempster (Part One)

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Ryan Dempster of the Chicago Cubs poses for a portrait during media photo day at Fitch Park in Mesa Arizona.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Ryan Dempster of the Chicago Cubs poses for a portrait during media photo day at Fitch Park in Mesa Arizona. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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As part of our continuing series with Rant Sports, today BCB presents part one of an interview George Castle taped with Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster -- or should we say, Harry Caray? Follow me past the jump for more information and the first part of Dempster's talk with -- or maybe, talk TO -- George. Tomorrow, we'll present part two of George's interview with Kerry Wood.

Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster may be the finest Harry Caray mimic in the game today. Fox Sports mikes Ryan in the bullpen during Saturday Games of the Week for Harry impressions, and Ryan portrayed Harry during batterymate Koyie Hill's benefit for Make a Wish Foundation in Wichita, Kan. two winters ago. But in this edition of Diamond Gems, Dempster outdoes himself, channeling Harry for the entire segment. Grab ahold of the railing and hang on -- this is a hilarious ride into the mind of Ryan Dempster, baseball's top funnyman.

Note -- the segment is preceded by a short ad.