For the Children: Coloring Book of Great Baseball Fights

The author and his wife are currently visiting a home that is populated by, among other sorts of people, a young girl who has invested heavily in coloring books of princesses. This is entirely acceptable for other families; however, at such a time as Carson Cistulli reproduces — an act which admittedly would necessitate a sort of intimacy which my wife attempts to avoid at all costs — his children will have at their disposal only educational sorts of coloring books. Like one depicting great fights from baseball history, for example — samples of which hypothetical coloring book one can find below. (Click, embiggen.)

Coco Crisp and James Shields:

Crisp Shields

Pedro Martinez and Don Zimmer:

Pedro Zimmer

Carlos Gomez and Brian McCann:

Gomez McCann

Nolan Ryan and Robin Ventura:

Ryan Ventura

Bonus Image of Shirtless Earl Weaver with Don Stanhouse:


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9 Responses to “For the Children: Coloring Book of Great Baseball Fights”

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  1. Jason B says:

    Love, love, LOVE this. Well done Cistulli, you handsome devil you.

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  2. olethros says:

    Descent into the first person? For shame. Apparently, your wife’s refusal to subscribe to this category ( is really getting to you.

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  3. Urban Shocker says:

    If you read this post while Manager’s Corner is on, it’s even better. “Don Stanhouse was an asshole.”

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  4. Nate says:

    Wait, Carson’s MARRIED??!

    …mind blown

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  5. jcxy says:

    love the earl weaver shot. cigarette and a Schlitz. probably should have been natty boh though.

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  6. IMW says:

    I would pay money for the Nolan Ryan one.
    … or you know… I’ll just print it off.

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  7. G says:

    Rod Allen in Japan would be a welcome addition to these.

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  8. John says:

    Can we get Pierzynski’s ugly mug getting bunched by Michael Barrett?

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