October 14, 2015

The subtle, unwritten rules of baseball

Of course in an ancient and storied game like baseball, players are expected to comport themselves with restraint, and conform to a gentlemanly set of "unwritten rules".  So diligently is this secretive "code" enforced that every player has internalized its tenets.  Except, of course, for Bautista, who laughs at your bullshit code.  Here, he hits the ball off the facade, then flips his bat toward the Rangers' dugout, and not in a nice way:

Then there was a big almost-fight as both benches cleared and both teams looked menacingly at one another.  Afterward, Bautista was asked if he had any regrets:


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