Pretty Solid Animal House Reference on Indians Twitter Last Night

After Michael Brantley's second two-run homer Tuesday night, during the Indians' 11-6 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Brewers, Brantley greeted Francisco Lindor at home plate with a secret handshake. It's one Brantley calls "the professional."

Unlike LeBron James' famously involved choreographed handshakes with individual teammates, Brantley's are all-business. Indeed, "The Professional" is merely a deliberate handshake.

After his first home-run, he shared a "Hulk Smash" handshake with second baseman Jason Kipnis.

The Indians' hyperactive Twitter persona, @Indians, chimed in with an apt pop-cultural reference, pasted dutifully below. (This is truly hot-off-the-presses journalism for your Wednesday morning, is it not?)

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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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