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The delicate balance of supply and demand
An executioner practices beheading with his son on a tee-ball.
Tags:tee-ball, father-son bond, father-son bonds, bond, bonds, bonding time, bonding times, executioner, executioners, execute, executes, executing, behead, beheads, beheading, father, fathers, dad, dads, son, sons, family business, family businesses, tee ball, tee, tees, tee off, tees off, teeing off, practice, practices, practicing, baseball bat, baseball bats, bat, bats, batting, batter, batters, swing, swings, swinging, axe, axes, blade, blades, executioner's blade
"If you can get his parents to go ballistic, he can't hit a thing."
Tags:parent, parents, parental pressure, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, baseball game, baseball games, baseball match, baseball matches, distraction, distractions, weak point, weak points, weakness, kid, kids, family life, family-life, pitcher, pitchers, pitching, batter, batters, batting, bat, bats, unsporting, unsportsmanship, sportsmanship
A bat unsuccessfully tosses pizza dough.
Tags:bat, bats, pizza, pizzas, pizza parlor, pizza parlors, pizzeria, pizzerias, upside-down, inverted, invert, inverts, dough, bake, bakes, baking, baker, bakers, bread, breads, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, cooking, gravity, physics, roost, roosts, roosting, italian, italian food, italian foods, biology, biologist, biologists, design flaw, design flaws, unforeseen consequence, unforeseen consequences
'Sun got in my eyes? Wind got hold of it? Struggling with 'Personal issues'?..'
Tags:baseball, base ball, catcher, catch, caught, pitch, pitcher, pitchers, catchers, bat, batsman, batsmen, team, teams, game, games, excuses, excuse, get out of it, reasons, reason, lie, lied, lies, liar, lying, lier, come up with reason, reasoning, thought, think, thoughts, thinking, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"We're starting to get media coverage. Pass it on."
"You're making good contact. You just need to work on your quiet class."
Tags:baseball, baseball player, baseball players, bat, bats, batting, batting practice, class, class act, class acts, classy, improve, improves, improving, athlete, athletes, professional athlete, professional athletes, athletic, appearance, superficial, superficiality, coach, coaches, coaching, batting coach, batting coaches
Sisyphus' baseball game
Tags:baseball, baseballer, base ball, base-ball, base-baller, baseball player, player, hill, mountain, hills, mountains, sisyphus, rock, boulder, sisyphos, ephyra, corinth, crafty, self-aggrandizing, untrustworthy, decietful, punish, punishment, eternity, repeat, repeating, pitching, pitcher, pitches, bat, batting, batter, lying, insincere, false, misleading, mislead, misleads, myth, greek myth, greece, legend, legends, myths
The New York Sportswriters
Tags:writer, writers, novel, novella, novels, novel writing, literature, literary, word play, play on words, ironic, irony, author, authors, authored, book, books, book lover, writing, sport writer, sport writing, sportswriter, sportswriting, pay attention, attention, focus, focusing, baseball, pitch, pitcher, pitching, bat, batter, batting, series, expansion, expansion team, expansion teams
Painfully overconfident in his new invention, Tog miscalculates the effectiveness of his club-proof vest.
Tags:caveman, cavemen, pain, painful, painfully, confidence, confident, overconvident, invention, invent, invents, make, makes, create, creates, creation, creations, miscalculate, miscalculates, error, errors, mistake, mistakes, effective, effectiveness, club, club, bat, bats, vest, vests, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"I'll need a guano specimen."
Tags:bat, bats, superhero, superheroes, checkup, checkups, appointment, appointments, doctor, doctors, physician, physicians, physical, physicals, stool sample, stool samples, sample, samples, bowel movement, bowel movements, age, ages, ageing, aging, grow old, grows old, growing old, middle age, middle-aged, specimen, specimens, comic book, comic books, hero, heroes
'You're behind on every pitch, Billy! Try choking up on the bat!'
Tags:baseball, base ball, bat, bats, batting, batted, batter, batters, batsman, batsmen, pitch, pitches, pitched, pitching, pitcher, pitchers, choke, chokes, choked, choking, slow, slows, slowness, too late, behind, miss, misses, missing, missed, coach, coaches, coaching, coached, large bat, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"Uh-oh, the piñata's got the bat now."
'Now, remember how it works, Mrs. Cortlock? If Dr. Gundleson strikes out OR if you catch a foul ball, your extraction is totally free!'
It has been 103 innings since I last played.
"All of the economic indicators I've seen are pointing up."
Tags:bat, bats, hanging bat, hanging bats, perched bat, perched bats, investment, investments, investing, investor, investors, banker, bankers, investment banker, investment bankers, investment banking, economic indicator, economic indicators, wall street, market growth, growth forecast, stocks and shares, stock market, the stock market
A vampire sitting on a park bench at night feeding bats.
"I told your parents I would convert."
'See the guy in the fifth row, red shirt? Do me a favor and nail him with a fastball...'
Bat hanging upside down drops all his money, matches and keys.
"I didn't find out quite what I wanted about the economics of democracy but I did find an interesting article about the mating habits of the Patagonian Fruit Bat."
Tags:bat, bats, batman, hero, heroes, super hero, superheroes, superhero, super heroes, bat man, word play, play on words, bug, bugs, night, nights, insect, insects, creepy, creepy crawly, animal, animals, animal joke, literal, literal humor, literal humour, thanks, thank, thank you, grateful, gratitude, job, jobs, hard work, hard working, insectivores, insectivore, pest control, infestations, infestation, plagues, plague
"I have nothing on my radar, Claudia, but you and a bunch of bugs."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bat, bats, radar, radars, echolocation, relationship, relationships, romance, romantic, love, bug, bugs, insect, insects, dating, date, dates, lovey dovey, flirting, flattery, pick-up line, pick-up lines, pickup line, pickup lines, pick up line, pick up lines
"You're not too big for me to use this!"
'Pinatas for Dummies.'