Random Video: English baseball player gets hat and sunglasses knocked off by a bad throw… but nothing else

We go the North of England, where the Sheffield Bladerunners of the British Baseball Federation are playing catch between innings:

Didn’t see it? Let’s look at the slo-mo version:

That’s Josh Taylor of the Bladerunners getting his cap and his sunglasses knocked off by a throw…. and nothing else. You’d think you’d at least break your nose or something, but the pitcher (Nestor Martinez) was able to somehow accidentally “William Tell” him and take off everything on his head without actually hitting or hurting Taylor.

What were the odds of that?

Random Thing: Hideo Nomo’s Coors Field No-No

Hideo Nomo became the first Japanese player to be on the HOF ballot this year, and while he won’t make it, he definitely deserves to be on the ballot. So, to celebrate that, here’s video of the time Nomo threw a no-hitter in pre-humidor Coors Field.

George Carlin: Baseball and Football

I’ve posted this before, but it’s still a classic, and in honor of the start of the NFL season, I’m posting it again: George Carlin on the differences between baseball and football.

Video of the Undetermined Amount of Time: Quentin charges Greinke

Carlos Quentin charged the mound against Zack Greinke during tonight’s game between the Padres and the Dodgers. Here’s the video if you missed it.