Spitball Pitcher – Shapeshifting 13

Spitball Pitcher

The ball flew in at 111mph. No baseball was ever pitched faster.

Tully, the Major League scout, gaped.

Coach Hardy said, “Great spitball, eh?”

“He’s a mutant?” said Tully.

“Yeah, so?”

Tully grimaced. “But he’s pitching with his tongue!”
Author’s Notes:

A “Spitball” is a certain kind of pitch (illegal) in baseball: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spitball

Fastest pitch ever.

Written for the Grammar Ghoul Press’ Shapeshifting 13 writing challenge. This week, we get 39 words and the story must include the words “ball” and “mutant.” Look here to see how other folks answered the challenge: http://www.grammarghoulpress.com/shapeshifting-13-7-kickoff/

About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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21 Responses to Spitball Pitcher – Shapeshifting 13

  1. YeshuM says:

    Oh you always do come up with the funniest pieces. I love this!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Wow! Pitching with his tongue at 111 miles per hour! LOL! Spit on the ball and it travels faster.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. HAH! What a mental image… Good one, EA!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Tony says:

    Oh, that would be a site to behold! Wonderful job, dude!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. twshaw22 says:

    I read this a few times with the odd thought “Doesn’t everyone pitch that way?”

    Great piece.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Jen says:

    Hey now! Didn’t see that coming! lol

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Michael says:

    That would certainly make baseball games more interesting. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Suzanne says:

    Okay, that is one tongue you don’t want to be on the wrong side of! Love the twist in this one! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • EagleAye says:

      I know? I wonder if punches someone with that tongue, would he knock them out? And with a tongue that strong, does he have a speech impediment? 😀 Glad you enjoyed this. Thanks much, Suzanne! 🙂


  9. Shey says:

    Yikes, sticky balls covered in mutant drool.

    Liked by 1 person

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