June 2, 2012 10:53 AM

The Three Toughest Outs

Does Robertson have the guts to get the last three outs? (AP) The other day, I heard an announcer call the ninth inning "The toughest three outs to get in baseball." I will not name the announcer for a variety of reasons, the main one being that I could probably turn on the television tonight, scan the DirecTV baseball package and within a few minutes hear another announcer say the same thing, almost word for word. This "toughest three outs to get are the last three outs" is pretty well engrained into the grand baseball conversation.Before I get into this, though -- and, yes, we are going to go pretty deep into this -- I would like to say a few words about how baseball's immenseness and complications seem to lead people to just say stuff that sounds right in their minds

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