The president was so jealous of Anthony Fauci’s first pitch on opening day that he made up a story about throwing out his own pitch at a Yankees game, and then made up a story about being too busy and having to cancel. So this will sting a bit. “The Topps NOW limited-edition baseball trading card featuring Anthony Fauci shattered an all-time sales record run for the company in selling 51,512 cards in the span of just 24 hours.”

+ Photos: Lonely Days for Sports Mascots.

+ Kottke: Cute Laundry Shop Couple Stylishly Models Clothes Left Behind by Their Patrons. (These are the only people who have changed their outfits in the past few months…)