Pitcher Jon Lester goes rogue, throws his glove to first base for the out




Baseball, one of the oldest American sports, doesn’t usually pack too many surprises

But on Sunday, fans were treated to a bit of on-the-field innovation that may rank as one of the cleverest baseball plays in recent memory, thanks to a bit of quick thinking

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Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester, attempting to toss the ball to first base to help tag out a player from the San Diego Padres, was faced with a dilemma: the ball was stuck in his glove

So Lester did what any quick thinking baseball player with a penchant for thinking outside of the box would do — he threw his entire glove to his first baseman Read more…

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