Nationals’ Max Scherzer Embraces 2 Different Eye Colors

Washington’s Game 1 starter in the World Series against Houston has a condition known as Heterochromia iridis.

  • Published 21 October 2019
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HOUSTON (AP) — Max Scherzer was taunted over his eyes as a kid. Now he treasures them. Washington’s Game 1 starter in the World Series against Houston has baseball’s most unusual orbs: blue on the right, brown on the left, a condition known as Heterochromia iridis. “I’ve always celebrated it,” he said, a day ahead of the opener. “Whether you liked it or not, that’s who I am.” Known for his strikeouts, stamina and success,…

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