Fellow FanGrapher and Internet superstar Drew Sheppard gifted us with the closeup footage of Ian Kinsler’s slide-fall into third from yesterday’s game.
It is a GIF of quiet sadness. Of baseballing malaise. Much like the subject of the Bydlo movement from Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Ian Kinsler is treating his neck like a beast of burden. Or perhaps the theory of momentum is the ox, and Kinsler is just the cart being pulled along the path– bumps and all.
Listen (this is the Ravel orchestration, obvs.):
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