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Sally Forth Week: But Does Ted Have a Joe Shlabotnik Card?

Posted in Uncategorized by cesco7 on April 25, 2015

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Joe Shlabotnik was Charlie Brown’s favorite ballplayer, an utterly hapless athlete who kept getting sent further and further down the minors due to fantastically inept fielding and a batting average of .004. Yet like his unwavering, unfounded belief in his own baseball team, Charlie Brown never gave up on his hero (even when Joe was fired after just one day of coaching the Waffletown Syrups for calling a squeeze play with no one on base). That loyalty extended to his unending search for Shlabotnik’s trading card in a series of strips that hang in Topp’s headquarters to this day.peanuts3

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