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'Chevy Guy' steals the show at World Series MVP trophy presentation

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By RYAN GORMAN

The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years Wednesday night, but an unexpected person stole the show.

Chevrolet marketing executive Rikk Wilde's bizarre presentation of the MVP trophy and brand new pickup truck took social media by storm as #ChevyGuy began trending worldwide on Twitter.

Wilde appeared to be a little nervous when first on camera, but looked like he'd grind his way through the appearance the way Bumgarner gutted his way through Game 7 on only two days rest.

He was stumbling over his words but getting the point across and looked to be okay until outgoing Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig began feigning his exasperation with the whole scene.

Poor Wilde began stuttering as Selig started looking off camera and even playing with his hair. Wilde glanced in Selig's direction after again looking down at a note card, the commish was not helping.

The televised feed from Fox immediately cut to the 2015 Chevy Colorado pickup awarded to the winner of the MVP trophy.

"It combines class-winning, leading, you know, technology and stuff, with, uh, WiFi powered by OnStar – it's up there on the screen," Wilde said to off-camera laughter.

Wilde then awkwardly pulled a set of keys out of his pocket, handed them to the star pitcher and was quickly hustled out of the way.

Comparisons were immediately made online to both outgoing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Saturday Night Live star Chris Farley.


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'Chevy Guy' steals the show at World Series MVP trophy presentation
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate as Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals walks off the field after the Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants and teammate Michael Morse hold up the World Series Trophy after the Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Commissioner Allan H. 'Bud' Selig (right) is interviewed by Erin Andrews as he presents Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants with the MVP trophy after the Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants holds the MVP trophy following a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Tim Hudson #17 celebrates with Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants on the field after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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