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John Danks learned that the White Sox’s dugout is not a prank-free zone

Jun 24, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

As far as classic baseball pranks go, it’s a simple one: Put a cup on top of someone’s head without them noticing and then watch them go about their usual business in the dugout while trying not to crack up too much.

And yet it makes me chuckle every time.

John Danks of the White Sox was the latest target during Monday night’s game against the Orioles:

Alejandro De Aza does a pretty solid job keeping a straight face, at least for a while.

  1. gloccamorra - Jun 24, 2014 at 12:29 PM

    Did they put stickum on the lip of that cup? I thought that was illegal.

  2. larjones64 - Jun 24, 2014 at 9:48 PM

    Hall of Fame pitcher Bert Blyleven used to give teammates a hotfoot in the dugout. He literally lit a book of matches on their cleats! That’s a prank worth bragging about

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