Peanuts by Charles Schulz for June 12, 2022

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    Templo S.U.D.  8 months ago

    good try anyway, Lucy

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    marilynnbyerly  8 months ago

    If she paid as much attention to the baseball as she does the soccer ball, her team could win a few games.

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    Wilde Bill  8 months ago

    Lucy finally gets what’s coming to her.

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    MichaelAxelFleming  8 months ago

    That took balls.

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    legaleagle48  8 months ago

    Well, you did ask for it, Lucy!

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    angelolady Premium Member 8 months ago

    Wow.

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    Pointspread  8 months ago

    That bowling ball could really hurt!

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    orinoco womble  8 months ago

    Lucy will grow up to stab the neighbour kids’ erring balls with a butcher knife, preferably in front of the kids. Like my mother’s neighbour did.

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    GeorgeInAZ  8 months ago

    Sports diversity and equity — no intersectionality in sports!

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    knutdl  8 months ago

    Too many balls in the air.

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    The Old Wolf  8 months ago

    Lucy gets a rare comeuppance.

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    therese_callahan2002  8 months ago

    Football, soccer ball, baseball, soccer ball, tennis ball, golf ball, hockey puck, bowling ball, pool ball, ping pong ball, and medicine ball. Next, they’ll throw a bocce ball for an encore.

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    littlejohn Premium Member 8 months ago

    And here I thought that kids went to the park to have a ball.

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    dcdete.  8 months ago

    Must be a rare instance when a ball knocks over Lucy instead of the ball knocking over Charlie Brown.

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    cornshell  8 months ago

    At least she didn’t lose her clothes as happens to Charlie Brown in such situations.

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    dflak  8 months ago

    Obviously Shultz didn’t grow up in Brooklyn. The only place to play in Brooklyn in the 1950s was in the street. There was only so much “street” for 300 or so kids who lived on the block to play on. The street was just big enough for two stickball games to go on simultaneously without interfering too much with each other

    Stickball was a bit like Calvinball: we had a number of strange ground rules based on various obstacles in the street such as what to do if a ground ball went under a car or down the sewer. For the latter, the ultimate answer was to “fish it out and bounce it ‘clean’” but the question was how many bases to award for it or did it count as a foul ball.

    Also the alignment of the field and the position of the bases depended on what cars were parked where.

    I don’t know how the decision was made on how to divide the turf. It was partially based on what sport was being played.

    But we only had three kinds of “balls:” football (rare), hockey puck (for the roller version of the sport – but hockey sticks were rare) and the ubiquitous spalldeen that was used in dozens of different games besides stickball.

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    Ellis97  8 months ago

    Keep up that attitude and you’ll be hit with a bowling ball next.

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    Darryl Heine  8 months ago

    Kick ‘em when you’re up, kick ‘em when you’re down…

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    gantech  8 months ago

    Calvinball?

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    geese28  8 months ago

    Wait is that a bowling ball at the left corner thrown at Lucy?

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    John Jorgensen  8 months ago

    I’ve been in that position.

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  8 months ago

    And remember, you asked for it.

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    Olddog04  8 months ago

    OMG. ROTFLMAO.

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    christelisbetty  8 months ago

    Maybe Lucy should switch to soccer, she gave that ball a pretty good kick.

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    The Fly Hunter  8 months ago

    Lucy is having a ball!

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    chienetfou  8 months ago

    you forgot the field hockey/croquet ball.

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    Decepticomic  8 months ago

    A rare time when Lucy is the one who is right.

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    Save Linus!  8 months ago

    Lucy made a decent point, but the comeuppance was justified because of how she treats everyone else – especially outside the field.

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    ex window inspector  8 months ago

    Could this be Charles Schulz’s opinion of baseball? Or what his opinion was?

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    MT Wallet   8 months ago

    Lio June 12. An idea Schulz didn’t think of, as far as I know.

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    hagarthehorrible  8 months ago

    Wonder the cramped pitch or playground. Typical city space.

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    deojaideep aka Courage  8 months ago

    Is that a cricket ball that I see, the red one??

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    bbenoit  8 months ago

    What, no badminton birdie?

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    198.23.5.11  8 months ago

    This is hilariously funny because it’s one of the rare times Lucy wound up on the losing end.

    A hockey puck in summertime??

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