Photo: Stealing Second, Revisited

Navin Naswani showed you this interesting photo last week:

What he failed to highlight, however, was the presence of Friend of Site, Ejector of Fears, Joe West. Yes, ol’ Westy actually inspired this event, spinal tapping the base-pilfering hippie — demanding he eject the second base by all means necessary. Computer, ENHANCE!:

God bless that Micronian.




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Bradley writes for FanGraphs and The Hardball Times. Follow him on Twitter @BradleyWoodrum.

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  1. Yirmiyahu says:

    Sorry, Bradley, this one’s clearly a fake. No way would The Great Ejector tolerate that kind of malfeasance on a ballfield. If he was there, he would’ve been ejecting the bellbottomed hippie, not the base.

    That kind of aggression will not stand, man.

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    • A fair analysis Yirmiyahu.

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      • glassSheets says:

        Perhaps the picture is accurate, but the conclusion is invalid. It is my contention The Great Ejector is attemptiong to eject the hippie’s hair, a feat he accomplished in the not so recent past with Barry Zito’s ‘stash.

        If NotGraphs Investigative Reporting Investigation Team were to obtain a photo three seconds after the one above, we could determine if the hippie’s hair was indeed ejected or if mini Joe West approves of pilfering the keystone.

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