Jon Lester is 24 years old and has already achieved more than most people do in an entire lifetime. He has pitched in the winning game of the World Series, beat Cancer (which began during his career in the majors), and he thrown a 130-pitch no-hitter, which was only the 17th in Red Sox History.
Jon’s story is the stuff of legend, and it is only a matter of time before boastful statements about him drift their way around the internets. You may remember the endless list of “Chuck Norris Facts” that gained popularity several years ago. They may have been a little over the top, but, truly, if there were a list of “Jon Lester Facts” they would read something like this…
Jon Lester pitches left handed because Major League Baseball has deemed the right one too powerful.
Jon Lester only loads the bases to practice getting himself out of jams- and to drive the ladies wild.
Jon Lester once stopped a steal simply by asking the runner not to. He listed because he had so much respect for Jon Lester.
He may be no “Texas Ranger” but this Red Sox Hottie has pitched his way into my heart. Man, that was cheesy. I apologize.