Baseball Superstar Mike Trout Answers Call Of Duty Hecklers In The Middle Of A Game

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An actual game of Major League Baseball, that is, not a round of Call of Duty.

Baseball superstar Mike Trout is a known Call of Duty fan, and so it’s not that big of a surprise that we are now in the age where fans can go to a baseball game, see Trout in the outfield, and shout questions about the game at him (in this case, whether he prefers to wield an MP5 or a MAC-10).

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And get an answer.

I’m now dreaming of a world where we find a Premier League player who is super into Crusader Kings III, and some kids can scream, “Oi, mate, agnatic-cognatic primogeniture or confederate partition?”

And the player is like, “Actually, house seniority is a succession model often overlooked, and the crowd just goes, “Hrmmm, OK.

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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He was mic’d up talking about the new Warzone map with an opposing player the other day, while he was on second base (around 3:30). I understand why people don’t like baseball, but the long season and slow play creates moments of levity that I personally really enjoy.