Former President Barack Obama hits a first-pitch double, completes a touchdown pass, buys organic produce and recognizes greatness in the children attending after-school programs at the Nationals Baseball Academy. Damn, he sets the Baseball Boyfriend bar high.
Mike Yaztremski and Cavan Biggio both debuted this week, continuing family legacies and making some Hall of Famers proud.
The Baltimore Orioles are part of home run history three different ways this week. None of them good. See Gleyber Torres, Nolan Arenado, and the 2000 Kansas City Royals.
Pottymouth leads the Baseball Math segment (you read that right) by proposing we rename the 10 and 60 day ILs into Short Term and Long Term injury lists. Why? Because the numbers don’t mean what you think they mean.
Lastly, Patti checks in on progress with the Shred Hate anti-bullying program co-sponsored by MLB, XGames, and ESPN. There seems to be a glaring lack of curriculum around the bullying of LGBTQ kids, and the guys that are leading by example may be worth re-examining.
What is No Crying In Baseball?
When Patti and her potty-mouthed friend talk baseball, you'll know this is not a baseball podcast for lightweights. This is the real deal, from real fans. Because diamonds are a strong woman's best friend, and there's no crying in baseball.