Are you familiar with Instagram? Or "Insty," as the hip kids call it?
Sure you're familiar—you're a savvy individual who knows full and well that Instagram is the leading social media platform for pictures of food resting on plates, random quotes and puppy images.
You may also be aware of the many professional athletes who post on Instagram. Like the rest of the regular Joes, professional ballplayers also enjoy uploading mundane images of vintage bicycles, sunsets and other things no one else cares about but themselves.
And just like your average social media user, athletes on Instagram will sometimes use the platform to display awkward, concerning and weird pictures the world didn't ask for or need. The following is a selection of some of the most awkward, goofy and misguided pictures involving professional athletes.
The photographs probably seemed like a great idea at the time, but in hindsight, they might being asking themselves, "Why? Why do I do these things?"