Shin-Soo Choo, I Choose You: Comparing MLB Players to Pokémon

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 Shin-Soo Choo, I Choose You: Comparing MLB Players to Pokémon

If you are under the age of 25, you remember Pokémon. That's not a question, that's a fact.

You watched the TV show. You played the video games. You even collected the trading cards, but you mostly just looked at them because the card game kind of sucked.

Even if you never cared that Nidorino needs a Moon Stone to become Nidoking, you'd probably recognize a Pokéball and Ash Ketchum's trademark "L" hat if you saw them. Unless you've been living under the stairs for the last decade-plus, you undoubtedly know who the yellow mouse on the left is.

There are now 493 Pokémon (back in my day, there were only 150), each of whom has different powers and a distinctive personality.

Here's a look at how 10 characters from the Kanto universe match up with Major League Baseball stars.

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