the baseball of judgment

22 September 2007, 1:54 pm

a misleading screenshot from the Major League Baseball website

The unusual wording of the message made me imagine a sentient baseball that functioned as an avatar of the entire MLB organization. I was a little nonplussed to think of this very important piece of magic sports equipment pondering my particular personal concern. But apparently the word “soon” was being used in , if not a geologic sense, perhaps the same sense as “we will ship the product soon,” i.e., a month-and-a-half and counting. But who’s counting?


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