• @aidan
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    -62 months ago

    Why does it matter?

    • @Vegan_Joe
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      82 months ago

      If you are a running batter in baseball (where the term originated), then the ball being thrown from left field seems as if it came out of nowhere.

      • @ChickenLadyLovesLife
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        42 months ago

        Damn, all these years and I never realized that’s what it literally meant. I always knew what the expression meant figuratively but not its literal origin.

      • @aidan
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        -32 months ago

        Ok, but it was understood what they meant