Why would a baseball blog honour the lead singer of Rush on his 58th birthday? Well, there’s the fact that the entire three rows directly behind home plate at Rogers Centre in Toronto are unofficially referred to as the Geddy Lee section, because of his looming presence there when his band isn’t on tour.

Then, there’s also this little feature from TSN on Lee and bandmate Alex Lifeson taking batting practice with the California Angels in 1992.

Then, there’s this video evidence of his raging nerd on for fantasy baseball:

But most importantly, there’s this:

And this:

Which are the only things in the world that allow us to forgive him for this: