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.
Tully grimaced. “But he’s pitching with his tongue!”
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/