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Photo of the Day: Paul Simon, Jack White and Eddie Vedder walk into a ballpark . . .

Aug 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

Seattle: cooler than wherever you are since, well, probably only since the early 90s. Before that it wasn’t really thought of as all that special, right? I mean, they set the movie “Stakeout” there, and that was a pretty underrated flick. But you can probably trace most of Seattle’s current cultural significance to the early 90s, I imagine.

Oh, the point of this is this:

Glad to see Jack being happy. That’s not always the case when he’s at the ballpark. Also: if no one told me that was Paul Simon I probably would’ve thought he was an aging advance scout or something. But such is age.

  1. nolanwiffle - Aug 28, 2014 at 1:21 PM

    Match the artist to the lyric:

    1. Paul Simon
    2. Jack White
    3. Eddie Vedder

    A. “I think I smell a rat, walking down the street with a baseball bat”
    B. “Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio, a natoin turns its lonely eyes to you”
    C. “Our heroes wear pinstripes, pinstripes in blue….”

    • silversun60 - Aug 28, 2014 at 2:14 PM

      Don’t tell me what to do.

      • nolanwiffle - Aug 28, 2014 at 3:02 PM

        F’ing rock ‘n’ roll rebel, always bucking the system.

    • apkyletexas - Aug 28, 2014 at 3:51 PM

      What is a natoin? Why are it’s eyes lonely? Is it some type of tree sloth? Why does it care about Joe DiMaggio? Is it just following guys with great hitting streaks? Does it turn it’s lonely eyes to Pete Rose and Paul Molitor as well?

    • esracerx46 - Aug 28, 2014 at 8:27 PM

      A. Jack White
      B. Paul Simon
      C. Eddie Vedder

    • stlouis1baseball - Aug 29, 2014 at 10:49 AM

      A = 2
      B = 1
      C = 3

      Just guessing. How did I do Nolan?

    • stlouis1baseball - Aug 29, 2014 at 10:50 AM

      Damn…
      If 46 is right I failed miserably.

  2. mckludge - Aug 28, 2014 at 1:30 PM

    Wait, is that Mel Brooks?

    • olssox - Aug 28, 2014 at 1:48 PM

      Looks like Steve Stone ;)

  3. dowhatifeellike - Aug 28, 2014 at 1:51 PM

    Vedder still looks like he’s 30 when he wears a hat. I’ll have the drugs that he’s having.

  4. ahrmon - Aug 28, 2014 at 1:52 PM

    “I probably would’ve thought he was an aging advance scout or something. But such is age.”

    Yeah, god forbid people get older.

    Protip: It will happen to you as well.

    • Craig Calcaterra - Aug 28, 2014 at 3:03 PM

      You’re talking to a bald guy, so yeah, I know. And the comment “such as age” maybe could’ve tipped you off that I am fully aware that people get older and don’t consider physical changes to be some character flaw, even if they can at times be shocking?

  5. beefytrout - Aug 28, 2014 at 2:04 PM

    There must be some sort of inside joke going on here… White is from Detroit and Vedder has the obvious Seattle connection.

  6. pbastille - Aug 28, 2014 at 2:59 PM

    18 hits between the Rangers and Mariners last night. I think this trio has more hits than that, am I right?

  7. tearlw - Aug 28, 2014 at 4:56 PM

    Why is Art Garfunkel cropped out of the photo?

    • historiophiliac - Aug 28, 2014 at 5:03 PM

      I think it’s more like: Paul Simon photobombed a pic of Eddie Vedder & Jack White.

  8. scatterbrian - Aug 28, 2014 at 6:56 PM

    Two points for mentioning Stakeout. Underrated movie indeed.

  9. schreibdave - Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 PM

    Back in the 80s Paul Simon and I stood at adjoining urinals at Shea Stadium. Wonder if he remembers me.

  10. catcolony - Aug 30, 2014 at 10:11 AM

    So what’s the common thread among these 3 musicians aside from the love of baseball? ANGER MANAGEMENT issues, not to mention domestic issues as well, that’s what.

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