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Clemens laughs at film of future self

Posted by David Lefort, Boston.com Staff  June 22, 2007 12:47 PM

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A hilarious short film that depicts a 95-year-old Roger Clemens seeking a contract from the Yankees in the year 2057 has racked up thousands of downloads on the Internet over the last week.

Ever since Boston Dirt Dogs dug up the video last week, which was created by a Massachusetts native named Michael Barber, itís been on top of Boston.comís most-e-mailed list, having been clicked by our readers close to 150,000 times and been e-mailed nearly 4,000 times.

On Thursday, the short film picked up a new fan: Roger Clemens.

According to a Newark Star-Ledger blog, Clemens -- along with Yankees manager Joe Torre and team coaches -- gathered in an office at Coors Field and watched the video on Thursday before the Rocket's start against the Rockies. They all laughed at it, including Clemens, the Ledger reported.

Just in case youíve been hiding in a cave over the last week and havenít seen the film yet, or if youíve already watched it 10 times and want another hearty laugh, here it is:

Roger Clemens 2057

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