Minor League pitcher ditches glove and concept of fear to snare line drive with bare hand
For almost as long as there has been baseball, there have been baseball gloves. They would seem to be a necessary part of the game: Baseballs are hard, and they generally travel very quickly, and our hands are fragile.
At least, that's the way the game used to be played. And then, on Wednesday, Bowie Baysox starter and 80-grade name Ashur Tolliver decided to #disrupt the baseball industry. He could've let this comebacker go. He could've tried to make the play with his glove. But why would he, when he could just snag it with his bare hand?
Wait, we need another look:
... what other innovations does Tolliver have planned? Do we need actual baseballs to begin with? Can a pitcher both pitch and hit simultaneously? Remember the date: On May 18, 2016, the game forever changed.