On March 12, 2015, Will Ferrell barnstormed MLB, using a helicopter to travel around Phoenix and play 10 different positions for 10 teams in five Cactus League games.

His journey was heavily documented by some of the sports media’s foremost weird peddlers, but HBO has gone and outdone us all with a step-by-step recounting of Ferrell’s day, which was part of a Stand Up to Cancer initiative.

The premium television network previewed the upcoming documentary Tuesday. Titled Ferrell Takes the Field, the program follows Ferrell throughout the day. Judging by this little taste, things went exactly how you’d imagine they would.

Lots of wedgie-picking going on out there. Just saying, not a surprise.


Dan is on Twitter awaiting the sweaty discomfort of HBO programming.

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