As the title of its new record portends, The Baseball Project‘s new record, “3rd,” has a thing about numbers.
At least the first song does. “Stats” is a reading of numbers set to music: 56, as in Joe DiMaggio’s record hit streak; 511, Cy Young’s all-time record for wins by a pitcher; 4,256, the all-time leading hit total amassed by Pete Rose in his Hall of Fame-worthy career.
Here’s another number: 5. It’s how many times baseball has been the subject of Perfect Circle post. (A baseball — all 216 stitches of it — is arguably the most perfect circle ever created.)
In honor of Major League’s 2014 All-Star Game, we submit those posts on a single lineup card: