When asked, I said I was rooting for the Mets.
However, I think I was supposed to select either the Japanese or the Korean team to win the World Baseball championship. I really couldn't tell you a Swallow from a Cardinal, but I do know that men seem to take this game seriously.
Prime Minister Taro Aso takes his baseball seriously. On Tuesday, when he congratulated the Japanese baseball team on winning its second consecutive World Baseball Classic title, he said ‘‘The fundamental power of our country was reaffirmed through this tournament.’’
Really? I think we need to introduce him to Thunderdome.