What Strange Way Is Game Five Going to End?
No doubt about it, this World Series has offered us some strange variations on ways a baseball game can end. Game Three concluded with an error. Game Four saw the first game-ending pickoff in playoff history. So with the World Series gods seemingly upping the absurdity ante with every passing day, the MLB had a question for its Twitter followers: “How will Game Five End?” What’s going to force that final out? Seriously, what on earth could top it? Does Bane <p>OK, how so does tonight's game end? Blizzard? Bane's arrival? Tom Brady home run? Thoughts…. #RedSox #Craziness</p>— Obnoxious Boston Fan (@realOBF) October 28, 2013</blockquote> <script async src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>”>have to make an entrance? Using the hashtag #HowGame5WillEnd, the funny folks of Twitter had some thoughts.
There were the traditional answers involving the invocation of a strange rule no one saw coming:
— travis rocha (@tcraggie2014) October 28, 2013
This one’s still hard to laugh at
Tuck rule #howgame5willend
— Edward Fitzpatrick (@FitzProv) October 28, 2013
The imagined scenarios grew increasingly unlikely
Big Papi throws a perfect bottom of the 13th. #howgame5willend
— Andrew C Gobeil (@andrewgobeil) October 28, 2013
Tomorrow’s game probably ends with a falcon catching ball in its beak and dropping it over fence for walkoff.
— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) October 28, 2013
Then things got really weird:
— Austin Lyons (@Lyons22) October 28, 2013
#HowGame5WillEnd Cardinals down to their last out get abducted by alien spacecraft, first game ever w/ extraterrestrial interference
— Drew Cataldo (@DrewCataldo) October 28, 2013
The Cubs will win the World Series #HowGame5WillEnd
— Total Cubs Move (@TotalCubsMove) October 28, 2013
Bruce Willis was a ghost the whole time #HowGame5WillEnd
— Matt Collins (@RedSox_Thoughts) October 28, 2013
But mostly, people just ragged on Stephen Drew.
Stephen Drew will get a hit, causing the world to implode #HowGame5WillEnd
— Olde Towne Team (@OldeTowneTeam) October 28, 2013
Stephen Drew hitting the baseball. #HowGame5WillEnd
— Ryan Hudson (@ry_hudson) October 28, 2013
— Jeremy Evanko (@JE7294) October 28, 2013