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  1. Pitching your hat off = win

    Comment by filihok — November 25, 2011 @ 10:34 am

  2. I threw it on the ground! My dad’s not my hat!

    Comment by nubillybaroo — November 25, 2011 @ 11:08 am

  3. Arms, legs and recently freed hair flying everywhere is just bonus points.

    Comment by MikeS — November 25, 2011 @ 1:19 pm

  4. I’ll trade you a Smoltz rookie card for that Alexander.

    Comment by SAmmy — November 25, 2011 @ 2:37 pm

  5. Couldn’t agree more.

    Comment by Kyle — November 25, 2011 @ 2:54 pm

  6. I give you a Tums if your first name is Doyle

    Comment by nubillybaroo — November 26, 2011 @ 9:58 pm

  7. These are the kind of cards that give me respect for the photographer. We’ve all been to baseball games with people that just don’t get baseball and sit around eating hot dogs and staring at a field just waiting for action to happen. Those days end somewhere around the sixth inning, and we’re all like “Shit. I’m never going another baseball game with you again.”

    Yet, waiting for the action to happen is the photographer’s bloody job. It’s not like he can enjoy the game or the nuances that make it great. He’s stuck in the same position as the “baseball is ballz” guy for the entire damn season. Just meters away from the action in full-concentration mode waiting for that perfect moment.This is an exercise in self discipline, dear friends, and I think being the camera guy in Vivid’s new sexual satire, “Happy Feet II,” would require less self-discipline (even if you’re not into feet).

    That, and “league” not “leave” imo.

    Comment by Kris — November 27, 2011 @ 4:27 am

  8. For me, it was close, cause both cards kinda suck. But the hat was the tiebreaker.

    Pacella.

    Comment by Yirmiyahu — November 27, 2011 @ 10:35 am

  9. If anybody wants see, or submit, some funny baseball memes, I made a blog specifically for that. And this seems like the crowd that would be interested. It’s LolBatz.com

    Comment by Stocktopus — November 28, 2011 @ 4:35 pm

  10. I don’t know why, but despite the hat thing I can’t get behind Pacella. I vote Alexander. He’s sort of just casually examining the work he’s done to a batter the way my dad would lean slightly forward and casually examine the engine of a car that wouldn’t start.

    Comment by ElJosharino — December 1, 2011 @ 2:50 pm

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