If the Kentucky Derby is the most exciting two minutes in sports, then a bird getting drilled by a pitch is the most exciting fraction of a second! And the two minutes after that are the most bewildering, as everyone in attendance tries to understand exactly how the hell that managed to happen, and what to do with this bird now. In this particular instance during an Illinois high school game, the feathered friend reportedly survived its horsehide encounter. But what makes him the third unluckiest? Click through for a brief history lesson in fowl balls.
Seagull, meet Randy Johnson fastball. Seagull? SEAGULL???!!!
Reason #872 why Dave Winfield was a total prick.