Originally posted on Hall of Very Good  |  Last updated 4/15/13

It has been a long time coming, but I am finally a full-time member of the HOVG writing staff.  Many of you may remember me from such classics as; "John Axford Mustache Facts", or the even more popular "Ross Grimsley Mustache Facts".  These are fun and everyone seems to enjoy them, so that is why we are going to say goodbye to my ongoing "Facts" series today.  We may bring them back sometime in the future, but going forward I need to focus on being The Hall's Chief of Stache.  As such, I will be delving into the underground fraternity of Major League Mustaches.  This will leave me little time to dig up facts, so this article will serve as a fitting goodbye.  For it is the beginning of the end...or is it the end of the beginning in this case?    Anyway, here’s the deal.  We have a copy of the documentary "Knuckleball!" to give away to one lucky Hall of Very Good reader.  This movie stars: R.A. Dickey, Tim Wakefield, Charles Hough, and Phil Niekro.  Not exciting enough?  This movie has a 6.5 rating from IMDB, a 63/100 from Metacritic, and is certified 76% fresh over at Rotten Tomatoes!  Below you will find some “Knuckleball Facts” that I came up with to help get you started.  Over the next few days, we want you to come up with your own “Knuckleball Facts” and add them in the comments section.  The person with the best "fact" (as decided on by the writing staff of The Hall) will win their very own copy of this amazing documentary about the pitch that knows no boundaries.  It's tagline alone should get you jacked up, "To gain power you must first give up control".   Did I mention it is free...and you can win it by being funny?  Here is what I came up with…you think you're better than me?  Well, you're probably right.   Ten Reasons Why a Knuckleball is Better Than You  A knuckleball can drop a grown man to his knees at least once a day. A knuckleball can tell you the way to San Jose, map it out, give you three different routes, and call you a limo…all before reaching home plate. A knuckleball can and will “Taylor Swift” you.  “Taylor Swift” = date you, dump you, write song about you, repeat.  A knuckleball can be the fountain of youth and a winning lottery ticket at the same time. A knuckleball can make its own itinerary, change it whenever it wants, and not pay a single change fee.  A knuckleball was named People “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1987, but declined the title allowing friend Harry Hamlin to take the title, making it the only time Hamlin has won anything. Ever. A knuckleball can never be divorced by Mrs. Knuckleball for being “predictable”. A knuckleball can tell when you need a pedicure, without looking at your hands. A knuckleball can collect Social Security any time it wants, it just doesn’t want to. (Became eligible in 1973) A knuckleball can always be heard humming “Dancing in the Dark” by Bruce Springsteen Again, what are your “Knuckleball Facts”? Sound off below!

This article first appeared on Hall of Very Good and was syndicated with permission.

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