Real Art: Giant Lego Eckersley and Valenzuela

How does the present author love British expatriate Craig Robinson? If he’s being honest, probably less intensely than Elizabeth Barrett Browning loved whomever is the object of her 43rd sonnet. But still quite a bit, it’s fair to say.

The latest reason for any reasonable person to love Craig Robinson is owing to what’s contained in the following pair of images — i.e. useless and brilliant Lego representations of former major-leaguers Dennis Eckersley and Fernando Valenzuela.

To wit:

Lego Eck

And to wit:

Leck Fernando

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You use the term “giant” rather loosely. They appear to be about 8″ tall.


And if that term was meant for the size of the actual pieces, Duplos would be preferable.