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Pete Rose for Aqua Velva
It’s very rare when someone with a massive amount of athletic ability also is endowed with other talents. Let’s face it, for every Jim Brown or even OJ Simpson there are a dozen Pete Roses to balance out the cosmic talent equation. Now, Pete was an amazing baseball player. One of the best, but was he a skillful product pitchman? You be the judge.
Not the best pitchman, but you get to see Pete’s animal magnetism. The ladies just can’t resist Pete, but add a couple of drops of Aqua Velva to his already potent musk and you got the makings of a fragrance that would make those Tag Body spray makers sit up and take notice.
Now this commercial is awesome. I just love commercials where random groups of people break out into song, and when one of those singers is Vic Tayback? All the better.
Aqua Velva is a line of grooming products for men. Its best-known product is the Ice Blue aftershave introduced in 1917 by the JB Williams Company.