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Monday, September 28, 2009

Basebrawl: The (Tattoo) Pictures Say A Thousand Words

Posted By on Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 2:22 PM

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Our colleagues at The Westword today in Denver -- whom, if we were forced to utter a kind word in their regard, we might note that they apparently possess the correct number of chromosomes -- today gave us a hard time for not giving them a hard time. There's no pleasing some people.

Rather than exchange verbal barrages related to the Giants-Rockies playoff race -- when San Francisco has all but pissed away any last semblance of competitiveness this weekend, ceding the role of main Rockies challenger for the Wild Card berth to Atlanta, even -- we instead featured much-tattooed Giant Justin Miller in our Weekly Ink feature.

We didn't want to mention it, but we were actually somewhat shocked by a couple of the specifically anti-Denver, anti-Westword tattoos hiding on the pitcher's body: 

click to enlarge Egad! But that's not the worst of it...
  • Egad! But that's not the worst of it...
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By the way, don't bother asking on what body part those tattoos were located. You already know.

Illustrations created on StrayTats.com

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Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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