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The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Extra Innings

Submitted by on October 31, 2010 – 9:10 PM8 Comments

Micronaut Stupidhead, taking a break from using fun-size boxes of Milk Duds as maracas. On behalf of NASA, he’d like to thank you for your generosity over the last few days: only $5,728 left to go. He’d also like you to get him the hell away from the nutbar in the tomato outfit pronto. Veg crazy, yo.

It’s a bit anticlimactic to end the Fall Classic today, because it’s a Sunday, and the World Series is still going on — so let’s keep it going until baseball is over and some of our pledges get sorted out.

Also, I saw a story the other day about the Negro Leagues Museum and its organizational woes. If you feel like our money might do some good there, like we might realign our priorities, please let me know in the comments. I’ve visited the Museum, and found it missed some opportunities…but you know how I feel about Buck O’Neil. We could help make it happen for my baseball grandpa.

Either way, you still have time to help kids, collegians, or history. The PayPal address for donations is tnfallclassic at gmail dot com. All receipts dated Monday 1 November could win an Amazon gift card!




  • Amie says:

    Just: Awwwww!

  • Jen S 1.0 says:

    Ooookayyy… that pic is KILLING me over here! As soon as my various financial woes are sorted a donation is headed your way.

  • Jennifer M. says:

    Okay, the first time I read this, I saw the word mascara, not maracas and was confused as to why adults would let a toddler shove candy into his eyes. Especially when they are so close to his nose and those are the type of shenanigans that lead to ER trips (how come you never see shenanigans as a singular word?) Makes much more sense on second reading. . .

  • Toni says:

    Now I want Milk Duds.

  • Sarah says:

    $25 coming to the Fall Classic since my Giants sealed the deal tonight (this includes the NCLS Game 6 win). Woot!

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    Well, that extension didn’t last as long as I’d hoped (I always want a Game 7, so that the dark night of my baseball-deprived soul is a little shorter), but let’s keep going for another day or two.

    $5,540-ish to go. Knock down a little chunk of that if you can.

  • Ellen says:

    Eeeeeeeeeeee! Greatest. Picture. EVAH.

  • Tal says:

    Courtesy of Timmy Lincecum, $65 more has come your way for PIFB.

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