The Minnesota Twins have been getting savaged this year by Twin Cities sportswriters. None of them, so far, has dared try to be a baseball player to see if the game is as easy as they might think it is.
In Kansas City, a sportswriter wrote that a player for the Royals should have allowed himself to be hit by a pitch. Easy, right? Sure, unless you’re a player getting hit by a baseball.
Big points go to the blogger for the Kansas City Star who found out — voluntarily — what it’s like to get hit by a pitch.
This sort of thing could catch on. The next logical step is for politicians to invite political reporters to pass a budget.