Two smallish Royals pitchers fit into pants of portlier teammate at same time (pic)
Ha. Would you look at that. I shall caption this photo as “The Brotherhood of the Unraveling Pants,” even though the “unraveling” part doesn’t make much sense. But it does satisfy the “-ing” component of the riff on the title of that novel/film.
Pictured above are diminutive Kansas City Royals pitchers Everett Teaford and Tim Collins fitting into the trousers of their rather sizable teammate, pitcher Jonathan Broxton, each fitting into one leg of the ginormous pair of pants sported by the reliever.
Teaford comes in at a reported 5-foot-11, 155 pounds, while Collins is shorter at 5-foot-7but outweighs his lilliputian teammate, weighing in at 170 pounds.
Broxton, on the other hand, is a much larger fellow, coming in at 6-foot-4 and tipping the scales at a whopping 300 pounds.
I guess the old saying is true, even in baseball: professional athletes are just like us, they put their pants on one leg at a time. Only in the case of Teaford and Collins, they do so by hilariously climbing into the humongous pants of their gargantuan teammate. Although I have to wonder how amused Broxton is with their hijinks. It’s like the Bizarro World version of “Fat Guy in a Little Coat.”
[H/T Big League Stew]