Check the logo on Lennie’s cap, panel 4.
I think Tony Gwynn is one of those guys that defenses would never shift on.
Contrary to what many believe, the shift strategy is not new. Defenses shifted back in the 40’s on the last guy to hit over .400 – Ted Williams, who was a notorious pull hitter. As the story goes (maybe urban legend), it really pissed him and his legendary temper off, so he just dared ’em and then hit the ball right through the shift. Talent will out.
Here’s a few stories on that new-fangled strategy.
It seems the only good cat is a maggoty cat.
I think I like the cut of your jib.
. . . or take a knee at the wrong time . . .
But, but, but, the only thing he ever took was Flintstones vitamins! That’s what he said, didn’t he?
With apologies to Shoeless Joe Jackson, “Say it ain’t So . . . sa.”
Oh good, then this must be pedantry 101.
Well I guess you’re exceptional, because you certainly sound like the exception.
I follow (well, “followed”) this strip here on GoComics and have been checking back periodically. Finally did a little digging (the interwebs thingy) and there are three ways to continue following this ‘toon: 1) on Twitter @JakeLikesOnions; 2) at Jake’s website http://jakelikesonions.com/; and 3) on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jakelikesonions/
I guess he no longer wanted to continue with this site, but it seems odd that GoComics wouldn’t have pulled it. He’s been continuously posting on all of these other platforms since this March 7th strip.
Reporting it as a gift cannot be done unilaterally; somebody has to pay the tax on it – either the gifter or the giftee. And both must declare it on their tax returns if it is a gift.