It’s the All-Star break! Which means that we have two days of baseball-free television. Which is a terrible thing. Now I must decide between re-watching True Detective and questioning the purpose of existence or watching superhero cartoons on Netflix. Actually, both of those sound good.
But now that we’re in the afterglow of All-Star weekend, we can look forward. To ways that we can make All-Star weekend even better with things like strongman competitions and position player pitchoffs. Head over to Sports on Earth to take a look.
And while we’re taking a short respite from baseball, why not relive the ten best moments from earlier this season? Turns out, everything about baseball is great!
A few other baubles of interest:
We may not be able to predict the future, but the Futures Game does a pretty good job of it. Here are 8 of the best Futures Game performances from future stars. How many times did I say future just now?
What if the World Series was like the World Cup? Turns out baseball would be pretty darn different.
And some other fun things from the internet world:
Watch Mike Trout rob Mike Trout of a home run. One day a President will win election on a platform like this.
Ever wondered what Craig Robinson thinks about when he pees? Wonder no more!
You may not realize it, but I’m a Steve Pearce fanatic. So this Beyond the Box Score piece that examines his breakout is like a soothing balm over my entire body. Speaking of, maybe I should rub a soothing balm over my entire body.