• HaroldHecuba: Mike Mussina is EASTERN EUROPEAN, not Italian....

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve probably spent endless hours wondering what baseball would be like if we replaced bats with samurai swords. Well, I wonder no more. It would be super exciting for a couple of pitches. Then you realize that you’ll run out of baseballs pretty quickly. And that the catcher will be plenty busy fielding balls split in two.

5 Responses to “Samurai Baseball”

  1. Hmm I wonder if any Major League GM has watched this video and thought, “maybe he could pl…What am I thinking? That was pretty cool though.”

  2. Sarah Green says:

    Love it. Do all Japanese TV shows rent out that same air-horn?

  3. Nick Kapur says:

    This is the awesomest youtube video I have ever watched.

    It would have been awesome enough if he held the sword like a baseball bat, but it was even more badass the way he kept it in the scabbard until the ball was already on its way. That is a quick draw!

  4. Paul Moro says:

    I’m just loving the google ad above the comments here. Handmadesword.com. Everyone in the world should have one. Everyone.

  5. Danny O says:

    Point to ponder: If one part of the ball went fair and the other part fell into foul territory, what’s the call?

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