Lee Judge who is the Kansas City Star editorial cartoonist and blogs about the KC Royals recently wrote:
About a month ago, I wrote that Wilson Betemit should be willing to get hit by a pitch (it was an 81-mph slider) with the bases loaded in a tie game.
Then I started thinking ? what if I manned up, put my money (or my elbow) where my mouth was and stepped in front of one?
I made the mistake of telling Jason Kendall what I was thinking. His response? ?You wearing an elbow pad?? as he rummaged through his locker.
?Uh, yeah, I guess so ? what are you doing??
?Getting you an elbow pad ? we?re gonna get this done right now.?
But I decided that if I did this, I was getting it on video.
Here’s the video:
There doesn’t seem to be alcohol involved – at least not on camera. 🙂