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We'll begin with a look at the second Martian Manhunter adventure ever told, from Detective Comics #226. In this story, our hero rigs a baseball game.
This crook really says a mouthful here, considering he's being arrested at gunpoint:
Now on to the baseball part of the story!
So J'onz decides to fix the baseball game. Well, not "fix," really. We'll say "correct." He's correcting the game. To be as he saw it in the future (which is not a power he actually has...so I suspect he's just trying to justify his actions to himself).
Ok, so basically what he's doing here is making it REALLY look like this Michaels fellow is throwing the game. The mobsters will be happy...but what about the fans? They are going to notice. And wouldn't that be more damaging to his career than a criminal past?
J'onz does not care though. And he's certainly not interested in being subtle about it:
And then our boy Martian Manhunter decides to make that home run happen. Now the mobsters are stone pissed:
Everything wraps up at the police station with a very weak explanation from J'onz: