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JUST SWING! This Gender Reveal Was Ruined By A Patient Approach at the Plate!


By now, I’m sure you’re aware of the unique ways parents have been revealing the genders of their un-born babies. There’s the classic cutting into the cake, balloons, envelops, songs, and everything in between.


A while back, however, I was particularly impressed with one Major Leaguer’s use of a loaded, breakable baseball hiding a particular “color” for the reveal:

The idea, as I’m sure you can guess, is that the swing pops the ball and reveals a cloud of blue or pink smoke … the only problem is, you have to swing:



I know we like to pimp a selectively aggressive approach at the plate … but maybe he shoulda been swinging away on that one. You have to crawl before you can walk, after all.


Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami writes about MLB at Baseball Is Fun. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami.