World’s first amphibious pitcher – or worst howler?

This, spotted via The Poke, from the East Oregonian last weekend.

No further comment is really necessary. But…

Had the headline been accurate, then surely this ought to have been a front-page splash?

Amphibious pitcher

There for the grace of… etc.

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