This could have been the setup for an old Bob Newhart standup bit — the community relations person for the San Francisco Giants taking the publicist’s phone call: “Yes, we do like to have celebrities come and perform the National Anthem before our home games. What are their names? Oh, they never reveal their names. Okay. Are they good singers? Oh, they don’t sing. Well, we’ve had musicians like Chuck Mangione here, so that’s not a deal-breaker. What instrument do they play? Oh, it’s not really an instrument, more of a percussive tube device. Um, let me get back to you, okay?”