God, I love Japanese baseball. Between the Asian Bat Flippers launching bats after jacking home runs with their teams leading 19-1 or throwing 20-foot eephus pitches, these guys are way more interesting than Major League players.
Imagine what would happen to Nippon-Ham Fighters pitcher Kazuhito Tadano if he tried this against the Yankees. Think how the unwritten rules committee would respond. There would be hysteria.
“He’s ruining the fabric of the game.”
“Kazuhito doesn’t respect those who came before him.”
Saturday in Korea (look at the score):