Matteo Prestige

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Matteo Prestige was a pitcher for the Charleston Shoe Thieves, and was with the team from the Return of Blaseball until being incinerated on Season β3, Day 57.

Official League Records

Prestige joined the ILB as a pitcher for the Charleston Shoe Thieves with the Return of Blaseball.

On Season β3, Day 52, Prestige swallowed a peanut and had an allergic reaction, resulting in a combined 10.0 6.2 stat decrease.

On Season β3, Day 57, Prestige was incinerated and replaced by Gunther O'Brian.

The remainder of this article contains lore created collaboratively by the Blaseball community.


Early Career

Matteo "The" Prestige began playing Blaseball in the early 'XXs and had a somewhat notable career in The Underleagues, playing for nearly every known team, frequently simultaneously. Prestige spent their early season as a batter, before experiencing the longest streak of Hit By Pitch plate appearances in Blaseball History and declaring, in 'XX, that "I intend to make recompense for the grievous sins which have been done unto me." Since then they have performed as one of the Shoe Thieves' best pitchers, second only to Cornelius Games.

Season 2 Playoffs

The final out of the Prestige Shutout

Down 2-0 to the top seeded Dallas Steaks in the first round of the Season β2 playoffs, Prestige delivered a complete game shutout win to keep the Shoe Thieves in the playoffs, earning the nicknames "The Pledge", "The Turn", and "The" from Charleston fans. The Shoe Thieves went on to win the series 3-2, eventually losing to the Philly Pies in the Internet Series.


Reportedly, following the game, Prestige turned to fellow player Velazquez Alstott and said "Hey, Twofer, remind me, what comes after The Turn again?" Before Alstott could respond a rogue umpire Incinerated Prestige, whose last words are recorded as "Yeah, that's what I thought."