It's 2015, and Roger Clemens and Oil Can Boyd will pitch against each other in an actual game
Throughout the 2015 season, the evidence that we are all living in the timeline of "Back to the Future II" has been overwhelming. For one thing, the Cubs are one series away from fulfilling at least half of the movie's World Series prophecy. All across the country there have been sightings of DeLoreans and self-lacing sneakers.
And now, finally, comes definitive proof that time travel is real, and it's got a thing for the mid-'80s -- in the Year of Our Lord 2015, Roger Clemens and Oil Can Boyd will face off on the mound in a real, live baseball game:
Clemens and Boyd often pitch in the Men's Senior Baseball League, an amateur baseball league open to anyone 18 and up. The various divisions of the MSBL are holding their World Series in the next couple of weeks, and the 50+ bracket just so happens to pit Clemens' Houston Old Stars against Boyd's Boston Wolfpack on Tuesday in Tempe, Ariz.
... or, at least, that's the cover-up story, a desperate attempt to mask the rift in the space-time continuum that has allowed the 1986 Red Sox to come to the future and slowly overtake baseball. We've got our eyes on you, Wade Boggs.