Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter won his fifth Gold Glove award Tuesday, despite the notable handicap of not actually being good at baseball anymore. Twitter took issue with this.
Novelist Toure was excited, but realistic about Jeter's win
It's nice to see old Jeter get a Gold Glove but he deserves it even less than Obama deserved the Nobel.
Former Toronto Blue Jays executive Keith Law worried about the voters' slow descent into old age
Coaches who vote on Gold Gloves have lost their credibility AND their eyesight #DerekJetersImpact
Boston Globe baseball writer Pete Abraham explained one of the award's key components
Little known Gold Glove fact: Attractiveness of wife or girlfriend is 75 percent, fielding ability 25 percent
Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus compared the award to the Grammys...
With every Derek Jeter win, the Fielding Grammy's status as a meaningful award becomes even more of a joke
...while sports blogger Matt Sussman preferred his Golden Globes analogy...
Gold Gloves : best defense in MLB :: Golden Globes : best defense in MLB
...and ESPN's Jerry Crasnick picked up the Nobel thread
Derek Jeter could have won a Nobel Peace Prize, and it would have been greeted more receptively than this Gold Glove award.
Walkoff Walk blogger Rob Iracane was one of the few people to defend Jeter's win
There are not enough Gold Gloves in the world to make up for the egregious fact that Jeter has never won an MVP award.
Fake Twitter icon @OldHossRadbourn educated fans on the history of the award...
Gold being quite expensive, in my day fine fielders were presented awards made from antimony. Unfortunately, antimony is most toxic. RIP.
...while MLB's official feed made us an offer we couldn't refuse