Cake!: Nolan Ryan

It turns out that your Daguerreotype of the Evening fits in nicely with one of the most cherished and august of NotGraphs categories. Please regard …

As you can see, this delicious baked good features Rangers frowning supreme exchequer Nolan Ryan in his younger, less jowly days. He is behorsed. He is cocksure. He twice walked more than 200 batters in a season.

The Appreciator will also appreciate that there are plastic horses on the cake. This is a flourish that can rightly be called “delightful.” There are also healthy examples of high-plains flora on the cake. This is flourish that can rightly be called “verisimilitudinous.”




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Kyle
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4 years 9 months ago

I’m reserving judgement until I can confirm or deny that this cake is of the ice cream variety.

ettin
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ettin
4 years 9 months ago

It can’t be an ice cream cake cause if it was it would be melting from the HIGH HEAT from Ryan’s arm!

Graves
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4 years 9 months ago

I’m reserving judgement until I can confirm whether or not the phrase “cocksure” would make my mother blush…

The Rajah
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The Rajah
4 years 9 months ago

Robin Ventura would like his birthday cake back now.

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