Would you rather win two Gold Gloves and make two All-Star appearances before your 24th birthday? Or would you rather be named the best dang Xoloitzcuintli in the country at the age of 2?
Apparently, if your name is Manny Machado, all worlds are ripe for conquering.
Orioles fans have long since fallen for the precocious, baseball-playing version of Machado. But as he and his teammates prepare to begin spring training later this week, another Manny Machado has burst on the national scene. That would be the canine version, who’s named after the Orioles third baseman and who took Best of Breed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday night.