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Cataloging the Baseball History of Charlie Brown

January 30, 2010


Here’s a gift: Larry Granillo of Wezen-Ball.com has taken up quite the cool task: he’s going through the long history of the Peanuts comic strip and cataloging the the various baseball related numbers associated with Charlie Brown or, to be more specific; the wins, losses and some other fun categories, like the number of times Brown is knocked down by a line drive.

Stats aren’t the only thing, though: the posts read as a treasure trove of information of the baseball played in the series.

For example, for 1969, Granillo writes:

The baseball season starts early for Peanuts this year, as we see Charlie Brown lowering the mound in accordance with the new Major League rules that year. The 1969 big leagues also bleed into the Peanuts league when they play an expansion club. Linus experiments with a new drink, a “balanced electrolyte solution” like “all the big teams are using”. This is first year that we see Snoopy in his Superstar persona – he also wins the Rookie of the Year this year, despite playing on the team for the last ten years.

He’s already done the 1950s and 1960s, with more decades on the way. Cool stuff.

Via Ben Kabak.

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