National League wins the All-Star Game
, 8-0. Last year's AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander gave up 5 in the first, was all downhill for the DH'ing league from there. For the Mets, Wright went 0 for 2, Dickey thew a shutout inning with a strikeout, a double play, one hit, and one hit by pitch. And every 30 seconds the Fox announcer mentioned that he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro for charity.
black bart wrote:Did you know that when baseball first became popular just after the Civil War the batsman could ask for a high or a low pitch as he pleased?
Old-timey baseball is full of weird rules. You used to be able to steal bases backwards (be safe on second, then steal first).
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan
"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré