This is a lot like that Abraham Lincoln quote about not trusting quotes you find on the internet.
This comic feels a lot like this entire baseball season, doesn’t it?
It may be Thursday and there might not be baseball right now, but I find myself identifying with this sentiment right now. It is currently raining in my city, with the forecast showing rain and storms throughout the day, meaning that I’m going to have a hard time squeezing my run in.
It’s been a minute since I posted a good Peanuts strip. The pressure Charlie Brown feels on the mound in this one is classic.
This is pretty reflective of a lot of areas of life these days, actually.
You know how some baseball fields don’t actually have an outfield fence, but rather the outfield has a part that goes into a sudden downhill if you run out far enough? Let’s hope none of them have a drop quite this extreme.
I do find it somewhat amusing that these two very different sports share this term. “Strike” means something very different in each world, but if you really think about it, they’re also quite similar.