Quote of the day

I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf.

~Tug McGraw, after being asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf

Tug_McGraw_Phillies

Wikipedia


Third base

When you’re down a player but you can’t afford to take the forfeit…

third base comic


Walkup songs | Baseball stereotypes

Here’s another round of baseball stereotypes, this time all about the walkup song.  Not only do the song choices seem pretty accurate here, but I really enjoy this guy’s acting as he depicts each of the player characters.


Baseball is hard

The last couple weeks at work have been pretty brutal for me, so the laughs I got from this video are very welcome.  I especially love how so many little kids will run after a ground ball like a football team after a fumble.  Thanks, AFV, for this amusing compilation.


Tennis ball

Growing up, we frequently played using a tennis ball in the backyard.  It made things so much more interesting.

Calvin Hobbes tennis ball

Bill Watterson


Quote of the day

No one goes there nowadays, it’s too crowded.

~Yogi Berra

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baseballinwartime.com


Softball Stereotypes

Given the number of views this video has accumulated, I’m amazed I never came across it before now.  The stereotypes depicted here by Dude Perfect are hilarious — all the more so because we’ve all encountered at least a few of these in our own baseball or softball experiences.   The Nervous Nellys and Outrageous Umpires particularly struck a chord with me.