Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Baseball Nation’s Favorite GIFs, Part 1

But over the last year, I made hundreds of GIFs. So, so many hours were spent in Photoshop, excising frames and trying to figure out how to keep the file sizes manageable. Most of the GIFs involved Ryan Theriot making a funny face. But there were others that had some broader appeal. This is my attempt to collect my personal favorites from my own stash over the last year, broken down into several different categories of four or five GIFs each.

The first category: Baseballs aren’t supposed to do that.

Ichiro could hit a single into a pitcher’s jersey, if he wanted to.

You can find other parts of this series here:

http://mlb.sbnation.com/baseball-nations-favorite-gifs-of-2012

Brian White Posted: December 27, 2012 at 12:11 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brian dozier, david ross, gifs, ichiro, joe mauer

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Der-K is at half whelm. Posted: December 27, 2012 at 02:38 PM (#4333180)
7 parts are up by now ... lot of good stuff.
   2. DJS From Suplex City! Posted: December 27, 2012 at 03:01 PM (#4333198)
For the classics, you have to go with Israel Alcantara cheap-shotting the catcher, charging the pitcher, and then deciding he was ready to take on the entire other team.
   3. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: December 27, 2012 at 07:17 PM (#4333332)
The Alcantara mound charging is a true classic.
   4. Random Transaction Generator Posted: December 28, 2012 at 11:06 PM (#4334040)
I've watched this one 20 times and I still can't figure out how that happened.
   5. DA Baracus Posted: December 28, 2012 at 11:25 PM (#4334047)
I've watched this one 20 times and I still can't figure out how that happened.


Looks like when it hit the grass, it bounced off it.
   6. SoSH U at work Posted: December 29, 2012 at 12:06 AM (#4334061)


Looks like when it hit the grass, it bounced off it.


I think it would have gone fair even without the grass. It was spinning pretty violently from the beginning, and was already heading toward fair territory before it touched the grass. I'm guessing he caught it at the bottom and near the end of the bat, creating that ridiculous spin.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn)
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Newsblog4-19-2015 OMNICHATTER
(18 - 1:47pm, Apr 19)
Last: Chris Fluit

NewsblogThe myopic ignorance in hailing Alderson for Mets ‘revival’ | New York Post
(14 - 1:46pm, Apr 19)
Last: Russlan is fond of Dillon Gee

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - April 2015
(1018 - 1:43pm, Apr 19)
Last: Athletic Supporter is trying to remember your name

NewsblogSunday Notes: Bryce Harper on Stats; Storen, Gausman, Eflin, Almora, more | FanGraphs Baseball
(14 - 1:42pm, Apr 19)
Last: bobm

NewsblogUbaldo Jimenez's bid for no-hitter over after ejection for plunking Pablo Sandoval - Baltimore Sun
(27 - 1:32pm, Apr 19)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogMore from Oakland A’s Brett Lawrie, Josh Reddick - Oakland Athletics : The Drumbeat
(9 - 1:28pm, Apr 19)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogOTP - April 2015: Church, baseball, politics: Rahm and Chuy work to close the deal
(2729 - 1:12pm, Apr 19)
Last: Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB)

NewsblogPete Rose to join FOX, FOX Sports 1 as baseball analyst
(39 - 1:06pm, Apr 19)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(668 - 1:02pm, Apr 19)
Last: The Marksist

NewsblogA-Rod connects twice, within 2 of Mays on HR list
(42 - 12:49pm, Apr 19)
Last: cercopithecus aethiops

NewsblogGiants not off to a winning start - Sports - The Boston Globe
(5 - 12:30pm, Apr 19)
Last: puck

NewsblogCan Mets make playoffs with 4s up the middle? |
(45 - 12:28pm, Apr 19)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

Newsblog2015 MLB Draft Rankings, April Edition | FanGraphs Baseball
(2 - 12:20pm, Apr 19)
Last: zonk

NewsblogMadden: Yankees GM feeling early pain of offseason deals - NY Daily News
(6 - 10:28am, Apr 19)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogOT: 2015 NHL Playoff thread
(61 - 2:21am, Apr 19)
Last: Meatwad misses Vincennes

Page rendered in 0.1865 seconds
48 querie(s) executed