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(ESPN)   Minor league player makes history for taking the field with no balls or strikes   (espn.com) divider line
    More: Spiffy, Baseball, Kelsie Whitmore, 23-year-old Whitmore, former big leaguer Nelson Figueroa, first woman, Major League Baseball, former college softball player, two-way player  
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2022-05-02 12:22:18 AM  
Confucius say, "Baseball wrong. Man with four balls cannot walk."
 
2022-05-02 12:32:48 AM  
good for her.
 
2022-05-02 12:36:22 AM  

Thank You Black Jesus!: good for her.


Ditto.
 
2022-05-02 1:14:27 AM  
Neat, although it would been nice if they used a picture from the game instead of a random picture from a unrelated York
Revolution game in the thumbnail.
 
2022-05-02 1:18:10 AM  

kdawg7736: Thank You Black Jesus!: good for her.

Ditto.


ditto this ditto.
 
2022-05-02 1:21:13 AM  
DNRTFA but off to Cooperstown with her uniform I assume
 
2022-05-02 2:10:45 AM  
A Scottish guy visits America and wants to see a baseball game. So he goes to the stadium to watch and tries to figure out how it all works.

The fans around him tell him to cheer when the player gets a hit. So when the first player hits the ball he starts screaming (thick Scottish accent) "Run ya bastard!  Run! Run!"

The fans around him find this amusing and encourage more. Of course then a player hits a foul and he's screaming again: "Run ya bastard! Run! Run!"

The fans tell him the player doesn't run and that it's a foul.

The very same at-bat the player draws a walk. As the player begins the slow trot to first the Scottish man screams again "Run ya bastard! Run! Run!"

The man next to him says "he doesn't have to run, he's got four balls"

And the Scottish man screams out "WALK MAN! WALK WITH PRIDE"

/ better when someone tells it with the Scottish accent
 
2022-05-02 2:23:24 AM  

The Smails Kid: Confucius say, "Baseball wrong. Man with four balls cannot walk."


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2022-05-02 7:14:03 AM  
Hopefully she is able to take advantage of her opportunity.
 
2022-05-02 7:44:27 AM  
Whitmore is a two-way player

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2022-05-02 7:53:14 AM  

virulent_loser: kdawg7736: Thank You Black Jesus!: good for her.

Ditto.

ditto this ditto.


I'll ditto your double ditto
 
2022-05-02 9:49:27 AM  
She was already the first female player to play at all in an MLB connected league when she was a pinch runner a couple weeks ago. You go girl!
 
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