Steve Christmas was real. He was a catcher.
Only about 4% of babies born in the U.S. are multiple births, and of that subset of multiple births, 95% are twins. So while twins are rare, among multiple births they are the majority. Triplets, though, are rare however you slice it. That analogues nicely to the game of baseball, where triples are the rarest…
An umpire comes online, Charlie Blackmon gets an assist, and Joe Mauer grounds out to first base.
Matt extends Jeter Week by window shopping, Kate is soothed by senescence, and Emma watches wildlife destroy the social contract.
The Twins reliever bucks most conventional wisdom and has still been successful. Why?