The Barktown Barons were looking at yet another losing season.
Speedy! You’re going the wrong way!
Roscoe! Not again!
Until Coach Fido came up with a CRAAAAAZY idea. Bringing a Derek Jeter on the field!
That’s cheating! You can’t have a Derek Jeter on the field!
There’s nothing in the rule book that says a Derek Jeter can’t play baseball.
All right! Let’s play ball!
He may have opposable thumbs, but it’s his heart that will keep this team together.
Coming this Fall:
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