Blue Jays' Pillar Is a One-Man Outfield
Published on 29-Aug-2017 by Alan Adamsson
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Long, long ago, esteemed sportswriter Pat Jordan perfectly summed up why we watch pro sports:
The game they play and the game we play,
That's a perfect description for the way the Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar not only plays center field, but the entire range of meadow surrounding it.
Dude's a walking web gem, waiting to make the next moment of greatness happen.
Like last night in TO was one of them, with Boston's Mookie Betts thinking extra bases:
Maybe it was his catch of the year, or maybe his ivy-climbing feat in Wrigley was:
Prior to those, some were calling his skyward grab against Cleveland's José Ramírez the catch of the year:
Actually, dude's got this diving catch thing down to a science.
But wait for Catch No 1 in this montage. Pillar shows a bit of Batman to go with all the Superman efforts he's assembled in his career:
If Pat Jordan was still around today, he'd see that his words still ring true.