If you want to see poetry in motion you need to watch Justin Verlander pitch.
Yes, he is my favourite pitcher in this era. I've seen him pitch in Toronto and Detroit. In Toronto he threw the only no hitter I have seen in person. I saw Nolan Ryan throw a number of them on TV. The first I saw was in the 1956 World Series when Don Larsen of the Yankees no-hit the Brooklyn Dodgers. Mantle got the winning run with a home run and saved the no hitter with an excellent catch in centre.
Thanks. I've learned something today. It was still more of a thrill to watch Warnie bowling though.
Wait! There's more about Wainwright and Uncle Charlie. The following is from Wiki: 'Why is a curveball called Uncle Charlie? "Uncle Charlie," or "Lord Charles," was one of the early nicknames for the curveball. This was taken from the name of Harvard President Charles Elliot, who was opposed to the curveball's introduction and saw it as cheating.'
'Why is Wainwright called Uncle Charlie?
Uncle Charlie originated from his Fantasy Football name that he used for his charity, Big League Impact. He created his Twitter account because of his charity and moved his nickname over. That's what it's been ever since. “Everywhere I go, people call me Waino or Uncle Charlie,” Wainwright said.Aug 18, 2019