Jun 11, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
This one happened in Michigan a few days back. It was perpetrated by Beal City High School against Muskegon Catholic Central High School.
It’s the old “fake-a-pickoff-throw-to-second-base-while-everyone-acts-like-the-ball-went-into-the-outfield-thereby-inducing-the-runner-to-break-for-third-only-to-be-tagged-out-by-the-pitcher-who-never-really-threw-the-ball-in-the-first-place-while-listening-to-Radiohead’s-”No Surprises”-trick:
Which is the oldest trick in the book, really. I mean, “No Surprises” came out in 1997 and that’s practically a million years ago.
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