CHICAGO — Grandpa Rossy — aka Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross — is encouraging fans to vote for the team for team for the 2016 All-Star Game…with a rotary dial phone.
Give Grandpa Rossy credit. He’s trying to #VoteCubs.
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 8, 2016
In a cheesy commercial posted to the team’s social media accounts, Ross tries to text #VoteCubs on the phone. It’s hilarious.
The Colorado Rockies had the best response on Twitter: “Well played, Cubs. Almost had to #VoteCubs solely for the genius of this video. Then, we remembered everyone already has…”
Well played, Cubs. Almost had to #VoteCubs solely for the genius of this video. Then, we remembered everyone already has…
— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) June 9, 2016
So far, several Cubs players are leading their positions in the voting.
Here is a look at the latest NL balloting updates for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard. pic.twitter.com/oA5gjMCJss
— MLB Communications (@MLB_PR) June 8, 2016
The voting will end on Thursday, June 30, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Fans can vote up to five times in any 24-hour period for a maximum of 35 times. Here’s where you can vote: www.mlb.com/vote