So you dream of playing little pro ball, do ya, kiddo? Not afraid to step up the plate with your steely-eyed gaze? You just live for that mano-a-mano duel between pitcher and batter, don’t you? It is, as you love to tell anyone who listens, the purest thing in sports.
Well, kid, I used to share your big-league dreams. Then I saw this GIF of Max Scherzer and — nope! I’m good.
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