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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Denver Post: Todd Helton Greek-fantasy centaur fan painting

Someone needs to look into these side effects:

We’re not sure what exactly is happening in this fan’s painting of Todd Helton as a half-man, half-horse centaur hybrid carrying a baseball bat in a mythical highland swamp at the foot of a soaring mountain range.

But we’re pretty sure it’s not accurate. The 40-year-old Todd Helton hasn’t been in that kind of shape in awhile.

There’s a photo in the link.

puck Posted: September 24, 2013 at 05:48 PM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: centaurs, rockies

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   1. Rough Carrigan Posted: September 24, 2013 at 09:27 PM (#4549749)
ARod jokes in 5 . . 4 . .
   2. McCoy Posted: September 24, 2013 at 09:53 PM (#4549772)
clomp, clomp, clomp. .clomp, clomp . . clomp.
   3. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: September 24, 2013 at 09:54 PM (#4549773)
A-Rod was glad to discover that he was not the last of his kind, but added with a tear that since there are no known female centaurs, that they're likely the last generation.
   4. McCoy Posted: September 24, 2013 at 10:07 PM (#4549788)
   5. staring out the window and waiting for fenderbelly Posted: September 24, 2013 at 10:15 PM (#4549806)
Awesome. Can I get a Robin Yount centaur up in here? Please?
   6. Dale H. Posted: September 24, 2013 at 10:29 PM (#4549843)
Or maybe Supergirl.
   7. The Clarence Thomas of BBTF (scott) Posted: September 24, 2013 at 10:46 PM (#4549862)
I vote neigh.
   8. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: September 24, 2013 at 10:50 PM (#4549865)
Vin already calls Puig the "wild horse," so Yasiel would be the obvious candidate for the Dodgers.
   9. Zach Posted: September 24, 2013 at 11:22 PM (#4549880)
It's not as funny if he didn't commission it himself.

I mean, there's an entire genre of naked Obama on a unicorn.
   10. eddieot Posted: September 25, 2013 at 08:39 AM (#4549977)
Wow, Zach. Just wow.
   11. morineko Posted: September 25, 2013 at 08:44 AM (#4549978)
Is this the same guy who did the Josh Fogg dragon slayer painting?
   12. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: September 25, 2013 at 09:03 AM (#4549987)
Jeez, I'd hate to be a clubhouse guy in Denver. In Boston all you need are a lot towels, not a shovel.
   13. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: September 25, 2013 at 09:46 AM (#4550019)
Copycat.
   14. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: September 25, 2013 at 09:47 AM (#4550020)
Copycat.

Are you accusing me of being Dane Cook? Because I will track you down...

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