Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for July 09, 2015
Enjoy this Classic Tom the Dancing Bug Every Thursday Vintage 1990 Panels from the annals of the Tom the Dancing Bug archive Check back every Friday for a fresh, brand new Tom the Dancing Bug! Tom the Dancing Bug 25th Anniversary HEY, KIDS! 1990 Ruben Bolling GET YOUR CENTRAL PARK SOFTBALL TRADING CARDS! Here are your favorite players from the weekend pick-up games on the hallowed fields of Central Park! Boy #1: Hey, I'll trade you my Joel Palmer for your Frank Jackson. Boy #2: A lousy stereo salesman for an investment banker?! NO WAY!! Collect 'em! Trade 'em! Flip 'em! MARK HANNISH 2B Mark Hannish Nickname: "That Jerk In The Hat" Mark is famous throughout the park for his loud and esoteric arguments! FUN FACT: After each of his many and frequent errors, Mark makes sure to curse loudly so that everyone understands that he considers it an aberrational event! Quote: Get that loser out of centerfield!" HECTOR MARTIN 1B Hector Martin Nickname: "Jose Canseco" Hector is able to keep his authentic baseball uniform in immaculate condition by never getting on base. FUN FACT: Hector says he will not allow his ongoing record of 147 consecutive fly outs to deep leftfield affect his batting style! Quote: "At least I'm not getting those wimpy groundball singles." PETER ZANNI RF Peter Zanni Nickname: "Hey, You!" Pete's sole appearance this season occurred when he was crossing the park and was called over because a team needed a ninth player. "Um, okay," was his enthusiastic response. FUN FACT: Heavy, black Army boots are the only athletic footwear for Pete! Quote: "Can I borrow your glove?"
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