The dreaded poncho ensnared another person at Saturday’s Rays-Red Sox game, when a man preparing for rain couldn’t figure out where that other dang arm hole was.

The Red Sox fan tried as carefully as possible to plan for the moment when he’d put the poncho over his head, in an effort to not look dumb. He triple-checked the holes for the head and one arm, but couldn’t find the last one, and went with it anyway. He was Icarus, if Icarus wasn’t even able to fly close to the sun because his wings had been caught in a poncho.

The Red Sox fan’s handling of the poncho wasn’t as inept as the man from June’s Rays-Nationals game, but he still ended up looking like a one-armed goof. We must protect our baseball fans from confusing ponchos.


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