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Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

It's Friday, which means it's time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture:

Saudi Arabia first baseman 6 feet 8 inch Aaron Durley, left, watches a pitch as Venezuela's 4 feet 8 inch base runner Ermison Arellano gets ready to take a lead during the fourth inning in their game of the Little League World Series baseball pool play in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006. Durley is the tallest player to ever play at the Little League World Series. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)


Winners will be announced Sunday.

Update: If you're wondering why there are so many entries already it's worth noting that the contest accidentally debuted on Thursday this week.

Update 2: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.


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Comments (77)

Happy THURSDAY, Kevin!... (Below threshold)
Dave in W-S:

Happy THURSDAY, Kevin!

The Tall and the Short of i... (Below threshold)

The Tall and the Short of it.

So you're telling me the Sa... (Below threshold)

So you're telling me the Saudis really are our biggest friends?

Once again questions arise ... (Below threshold)
Faith+1:

Once again questions arise about the true age of one of the players in the Little League World Series.

Crap, just read the picture... (Below threshold)
Faith+1:

Crap, just read the picture cation indicating that the kid IS in the Little League World Series which completely ruins the irony part of my small attempt at humor. Argh.

Guess we all know who plays... (Below threshold)

Guess we all know who plays shortstop

Aaron: "With Barry Bonds as... (Below threshold)

Aaron: "With Barry Bonds as my coach, I knew I could avoid any taint of the steroid scandals."

"Mongo like candy."... (Below threshold)

"Mongo like candy."

While some of you may quest... (Below threshold)
Luke:

While some of you may question the true age of 1st baseman, Andre Le Giant, his reason for being late to this game was NOT because of a delayed prostate exam.

In his attempt to emulate J... (Below threshold)
Jody:

In his attempt to emulate Jordan, Shaq misunderstood what was meant by playing in the minor leagues.

Get in my tummmmyyyy... (Below threshold)
heymike:

Get in my tummmmyyyy

The coach assured little le... (Below threshold)

The coach assured little league officials that his first baseman was not using steroids.

"Ok...age?""I am 1... (Below threshold)

"Ok...age?"

"I am 10 years old."

"Yah. Ok, then. How long have you been shaving, son?"

"Since I was about fourt....I do not shave, sir. I am only 10."

"Yah. Ok, then. What's your favorite subject in school?"

"It used to be physics, but now it's...I mean, recess, sir."
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I could've sworn it was Thursday.

Proof that BALCO has "gone ... (Below threshold)
Imhotep:

Proof that BALCO has "gone global" with it's new and improved formula of "the cream and the clear", we present the Saudi Arabian little league team.

Earlier today, Aaron Durley... (Below threshold)
Imhotep:

Earlier today, Aaron Durley sued MLB in order to enter the Draft after completing Junior High School.
The commissioner was overheard saying "How many homers do you think he can hit!"

"If you don't get off my fo... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

"If you don't get off my foot kid, I'm going to knock you so hard you won't know whether it's Thursday or Friday."

Thus Kevin's short baseball career met an untimely end.

The center fielder for Lill... (Below threshold)

The center fielder for Lilliput finally reached base, but found the basepath blocked by the Gulliver.

The center fielder for Lill... (Below threshold)

The center fielder for Lilliput finally reached base, but found the basepath blocked by Gulliver.

"Let's go, boys. Ducks - a... (Below threshold)

"Let's go, boys. Ducks - and a whale - on the pond."

base runner Ermison Arellan... (Below threshold)

base runner Ermison Arellano: "Please don't eat me! Please don't eat me! Please don't eat me! PLEASE DON'T EAT ME!"

To get interest from Major ... (Below threshold)
yo:

To get interest from Major League teams, Sammy Sosa attempts to impress scouts with his pitching in the minors.

BTW, I'm 5'11" and always w... (Below threshold)

BTW, I'm 5'11" and always wanted to be 6'1" or 6'2". Whatever they're feeding that kid in Saudi, I want some!

"Dude! Shut up about the f... (Below threshold)
No One of Consequence:

"Dude! Shut up about the freakin' shrimp already!!"

Somedays, you just cant see... (Below threshold)
Vegas Vic:

Somedays, you just cant see the forest thru the trees.

Eighth-grade my a$$!... (Below threshold)
FormerHostage:

Eighth-grade my a$$!

Mini-Me... (Below threshold)
VagaBond:

Mini-Me

The bigger they are, the ha... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Especially when my batter's helmet makes contact with his athletic supporter.

While only having a birthda... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

While only having a birthday once every four years sucked, Jimmy found there were consolations to being born on a leap day.

Somewhere there is an eight... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Somewhere there is an eighth grade basketball coach desperately praying that he doesn't turn an ankle slidding into home.

Sure he's intimidating, but... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Sure he's intimidating, but consider the difference in strike zone.

Watch his fastball, kid, it... (Below threshold)
John Irving:

Watch his fastball, kid, it'll knock you into tomorrow.

Alright, I'm quitting Littl... (Below threshold)
Cobb:

Alright, I'm quitting Little League. These guys on the red team are definitely using steroids.

Not a caption!The ... (Below threshold)

Not a caption!

The big guy, 13 years old, is Canadian by birth. His goal is to play basketball. He's going into high school next year. More details.

Fee fi fo fum, I see the re... (Below threshold)
914:

Fee fi fo fum, I see the results of steroids and gum..

Little kid: "Holy Cow!!!! ... (Below threshold)

Little kid: "Holy Cow!!!! Pitcher really DOES have a big butt!!!"

Ringer!... (Below threshold)

Ringer!

"Mongo like candy."<p... (Below threshold)

"Mongo like candy."

I've been laughing over that one for 10 minutes.

"Yeah, right, coach. 'Knoc... (Below threshold)

"Yeah, right, coach. 'Knock him down if he blocks the base path', my a**!"

I know this guy. He is a fr... (Below threshold)
SILVER BULLET:

I know this guy. He is a friend of mine. He really is in 8th grade! (Pull my finger!)

Lennie: You said I was rela... (Below threshold)
scsiwuzzy:

Lennie: You said I was related to you, George.
George: Lennie, if I was a relative of yours, I'd shoot myself.

Well, he woulda had the gro... (Below threshold)
DaveD:

Well, he woulda had the grounder if the base runner hadn't gotten caught in the webbing of his glove.

Bored with basketball and b... (Below threshold)

Bored with basketball and believing he'll blend in, Shaq goes undercover and explores his interest in baseball.

David vs. Balco-goliath... (Below threshold)

David vs. Balco-goliath

The ball boss, the ball!</p... (Below threshold)
Jim:

The ball boss, the ball!

At a recent campaign appear... (Below threshold)
John in CA:

At a recent campaign appearance, former Senator John Edwards proclaimed, "When I'm President, every child will be this tall. There won't be Two Americas, where some children grow to their full potential while others are left behind."

Oh man. Was that the "steal... (Below threshold)
OLDPUPPYMAX:

Oh man. Was that the "steal second" or the "bite him in the nuts and try for third" sign?

ABC releases a first look a... (Below threshold)

ABC releases a first look at the 2007 spring season replacment pilot of the remake of Fantasy Island.

The Return of Danny Almonte... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

The Return of Danny Almonte, Part 2.


(Fact: This kid plays for the Saudi Arabia team, comprised of ex-pats living in Saudi Arabia.)

Oddly, former CEO and BALCO... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Oddly, former CEO and BALCO founder Victor Conte was spotted at the Little League World Series and was said to be shouting "It's alive! It's alive!" during today's game.

Josh Hernandez, 4'11" and t... (Below threshold)
Faith+1:

Josh Hernandez, 4'11" and the first 8 year old to make it to the Major Leagues starts to take a lead on first...

The Spawn of Bonds.... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

The Spawn of Bonds.

"I will hug him and pet him... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"I will hug him and pet him and name him George."

Good LORD is that for real!... (Below threshold)
hwapper:

Good LORD is that for real!?

A result of the Saudi "Oil ... (Below threshold)
SSG Pooh:

A result of the Saudi "Oil for Food" program.

(Results may vary.)

Duh?? Anyone see dwhere dwa... (Below threshold)
914:

Duh?? Anyone see dwhere dwat wabbit went?

So, Shaq's 12 year old is i... (Below threshold)
914:

So, Shaq's 12 year old is in the little leagues ehh?

In a move to expand its sco... (Below threshold)
Rance:

In a move to expand its scope, the Little League World Series goes to the near planets and accepts a team of little green Martians.

Rah, rah, reeKick ... (Below threshold)
Jumpinjoe:

Rah, rah, ree

Kick him in the knee

Rah, rah, rass,

Kick him in the other knee

Go Green Team

Curse those oil companies! ... (Below threshold)
tarheelcon:

Curse those oil companies! Not only are they destroying the environment and sucking billions of dollars from oil addicted consumers but apparently they have developed a clandestine program to produce giants to work in their refineries.

1) "You know what we do in ... (Below threshold)

1) "You know what we do in Saudi Arabia to kids who steal, don't you, Shorty?"

2) Photo proof of the Saudi connection to Green Helmet Guy!

In the finals of the Little... (Below threshold)

In the finals of the Little League World Series, Lilliputian pinch runner Pinky West checks the steal sign as Brobdignagians' star first baseman, Mustafa Jones, looks for the bunt.

"In A League Of His Own."</... (Below threshold)

"In A League Of His Own."

Steroids - breakfast of kid... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Steroids - breakfast of kids who want to be freakishly larger than their peers.

Sure I'm sure he's in the e... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Sure I'm sure he's in the eighth grade. I got a copy of his birth certificate from Adnan Hajj.

Now that's a disporportiona... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Now that's a disporportionate response.

Here we see a graphical ill... (Below threshold)
yetanotherjohn:

Here we see a graphical illustration of the importance of Saudi Arabia and Venezuela to the world oil economy.

Miguel Rodriguez Jr., age 8... (Below threshold)
Marty:

Miguel Rodriguez Jr., age 8, stands to become the youngest player ever to be inducted into the Major Leage Baseball Hall of Fame, having shattered all previous records for bases-on-balls. Young Rodriguez, with a mere 6 inch strike zone, was drafted by the Washington Nationals last year, from the Dixie Auto-Parts All-stars of Tupelo Mississippi.

Another unforseen consequen... (Below threshold)
eman:

Another unforseen consequence of steroid abuse.

FACT: First baseman Aaron D... (Below threshold)
Jayemay:

FACT: First baseman Aaron Durley is a Texan (not Canadian) by birth, and will be moving home this year to attend school (and presumably to be seen by as many pro/college scouts as possible). http://www.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/llws/2006-08-21-notes_x.htm?POE=SPOISVA

CAPTION: Venezuela's Ermison Arellano stands at first contemplating every possible meaning of the phrase, "Don't mess with Texas."

This fantasy camp is way ov... (Below threshold)
SurfinKC:

This fantasy camp is way overrated!

Major League Baseball is op... (Below threshold)
Rob Filomena:

Major League Baseball is optimistic about using its new AAAAAA league to groom some underachieving talent. Incentives include pizza and ice cream for the whole team after wins

He is destined to be drafte... (Below threshold)
Norm:

He is destined to be drafted by the San Francisco Giants.

"How's The Airab Up There?"... (Below threshold)

"How's The Airab Up There?"

Please mister tallyman tall... (Below threshold)
914:

Please mister tallyman tally me bananas, Night is falling and I wanna go home.

C'mon pitcher throw Me the ... (Below threshold)
914:

C'mon pitcher throw Me the ball already! I got Him trapped off third!

And that's why the infield ... (Below threshold)
reno:

And that's why the infield hasn't committed a single throwing error all season long....

Update 2: ... (Below threshold)

Update 2: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.




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