The Morning GIF: Play ball

Foul Ball
For this camera, the popular refrain should really change to "Take me out at a ball game."

Here at the Daily Dot, we swap GIF images with each other every morning. Now we’re looping you in. In the Morning GIF, we feature a popular—or just plain cool—GIF we found on Reddit, Canvas, or elsewhere on the Internet.

Wil Myers may just be a minor league prospect, but he’s already made his mark in baseball history.

Knocking a ball long into left field is hard, but this is more fun. The odds of Myers’ Sunday camera-smashing pop foul are incalculable; he managed possibly the most perfect foul ball in network coverage history.

"I'll be looking for a fastball to hit out of the yard," he told USA Today Sunday. He succeeded, as you can see. This GIF has 2,261 notes, presumably from non-camera-operators and Kansas City Royals fans.

He keeps you up-to-date on baseball
He’s just one unsung online baseball historian. Wikipedia’s breadth of content is almost too large to comprehend. According to the best possible source—the Wikipedia entry on Wikipedia—the online encyclopedia has over 36,000 writers, and its 21 million articles lead to a whopping 12 billion total pageviews a month.
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