Taken during an Amish kids’ ballgame in Holmes County. Looks a little lonely out there.
I’ll send a free back issue of the Connection Amish magazine to whoever submits the best caption.
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“When in the Fourth Inning Samuel heard a voice saying ‘Samuel, this is your Lord, go from thence there in your field of play and bring Me an offering – a pretzel would be nice, and a slushy. No, a root beer and maybe a whoopie pie if the Pretzels aren’t fresh’ Alas Samuel reckoned his brother Benjamin was lent a megaphone from an English friend, and from thence he did not go.”
In my pocket
Okay, now I have five four-leaf clovers in my pocket. If I can find a couple more before we go to bat, then Grace will be mighty happy.
Well, a little bored, but way better than picking cow pies!
Here's my entry.....
Just because they have built it, does not mean they all will come! Richard. www.Amishstories.net
'FIELD OF DREAMS'
‘FIELD OF DREAMS’
“It’s getting foggy out here, so tell me when the inning’s over, guys. Guys?”
“There comes a moment when my heart must stand alone on this lonely path I’ve chosen… Believe!”
Comment on caption:In the outfiel
Was this the Day we were playing?
"Outstanding in his Field"
When Amish people told the English that “Samuel is Outstanding in his field” the English didn’t think they meant the left field.
“They also serve who only stand and wait.”
Sorry guys, when I start thinking of these things I can’t stop. I would have deleted out my old responses and added them to this if I knew how.
“Come on guys, hit the ball to me. I’m not just standing out here for my my health.”
And finally… (I hope)
Samuel had a hard time remembering his bible verses correctly. “The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures…and get back up to play BASEBALL!”
No worries Tom; multiple responses permitted, encouraged even 🙂
YOU ARE NEVER ALONE...UNLESS YOU KNOW NOT THE LORD
I THES.CHAPTER 4 VERSE 13 AND FOLLOWING…
V.13 But I would not have you to be ignorant,brethren,concerning them that are asleep,that ye sorrow not,even as others which have no hope.
V.14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again,even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
V.15 For this we say unto you,by the word of the Lord,that we which are alive and REMAIN unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
V.16 FOR THE LORD HIMSELF SHALL DECEND FROM HEAVEN WITH A SHOUT,WITH THE VOICE OF THE ARCHANGEL, AND WITH THE TRUMP OF GOD; AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST SHALL RISE FIRST;
V.17 THEN WE WHICH ARE ALIVE AND RERMAIN SHALL BE CAUGHT UP TOGETHER WITH THEM IN THE CLOUDS,TO MEET THE LORD IN THE AIR;AND SO SHALL WE EVER BE WITH THE LORD.
V.18 WHEREFORE COMFORT ONE ANOTHER WITH THESE WORDS.
I’m here because some guy called “Amish Stories” paid me $5.00 to stand here so Erik from Amish America could use my picture in a contest!
Some guy who said that he’s from the government is up at bat, and he told me that he’s here to help!
I wouldn’t be standing here all alone if I thought some tourist would be taking my picture!
Dont look at me,Im waiting for that groundhog to throw me the ball! (thought Eric would like this one)
Just give Amish Stories that subscription before he starts to beg already!
I could be making a load of cash at the family food stand, so I dont need this!
That guy from the government said that after the game he wants to look at our financial books for our family food stand!
I was for playing baseball before I was against it!
Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & Amish!
“Can you hear me now? …….. Good”
i think i can, i think i can, i know i can catch it once it comes all the way out here!
“Hi, Pop! I’m waiting for the right connection but it looks like I’ll be waiting till the cows come home!”
Tom, your “outstanding” is excellent.
Its a whole better to be in the outfield than it is to be in the outhouse
I hope he doesn’t bunt.
In the outfield
“How come nobody told me the game was over, I was just warming up?.
All in a summer day.
“Here I am, Lord; send me”.
The Power of One
An Army of One
Only the Lonely
One is the Loneliest Number
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
It Only Takes One
Standing My Ground
Last Man Standing
REPLY TO CHAR..
you have a great melody in your heart…stay young and keep your humor! John
“Hey guys, are we playing by Cartwright Rules, Doubleday Rules or the Rule of the Ordnug here?” [Historic baseball reference here]
“BAD CALL! The umpire’s blind. I know it to be true, it’s my Grandpa Troyer”
“I’m glad I’m playing left. No one’s noticed Second is something Bessie the cow left behind before the game.”
“Isn’t that stand of trees one heck of a batter’s eye.”
you have a great sense of humor,,,if you are Amish, I commend you for your humanness…if you are not,you have the right perspective on the pulse of the old order thinking and situation!!!! thanks for sharing! John
PS: I think I’ll play for the prize, the magazine, I’d like to be in the running.
Out standing in the outfield.
“Lost As A Ball In High Weeds”
‘I hope he doesn’t bunt’ made me laugh!
And I loved all of Char’s
Way out in left field
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Time to pull out the gum!!!
“Last week at church the Bishop said I was the best center fielder since Joe DiMaggio, Willie Mays,Ty Cobb, and Mickey Mantle. If only I knew who he was talking about”
Uh-Oh, what was that scripture?Please don’t tell me I missed it!
“Then shall two be in the field, the one shall be taken, and the other left”
Where did he go?
(From Matthew 24:40)
Don’t be left behind!
Caption This: In the Outfield
Please tell me this isn’t going to be Jakie’s first no-hitter!
OK… I’m giving them 5 more minutes, but that’s it.
Pa, eine andere Kuh Pattie. (Pa, another cow pattie.)
I LOVE Stephanie Reed’s! I couldn’t come up with one better than that!
If Tom’s, Primitive’s, and Ann’s comments were combined, it would be:
“Samuel is out standing in his field, way out in left field.” (But maybe that wouldn’t be proper.)
“He’s out in the field all right, way out in left field.”
“My mom said I shouldn’t ride the fence.”
“The vunderbaar pop-up ball is out of sight, over the hill, and far, far away.”
If I would put a Scripture to this snapshot, it would be:
“I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.” Psalm 121:1
I wonder if there’s any dandelion in left field?
“Being in the outfield beats… riding the pine!”(sitting on the bench in the dugout)
“Angel in the outfield”
“Put me in Coach”
Here’s a really cute one…”Ready for a Can of Corn!”
In baseball slang a “Can of Corn” is a flyball that is easy to catch. 🙂
This is too fun ! “Bring Down the Rain!” refers to a “sky ball”
Go TB RAYS
Oh No,Bubba is up to bat! I better be ready.
Build it and they will come !
When you’re from a family of 14, I don’t mind crossing a field with two bulls inside. Gives a boy some privacy.
“For whatever reason, Benuel’s mind turned to scripture during a long inning, particularly the book of Matthew where it was written ‘In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’ But luckily no balls had been beaned off of Benuel’s contemplating head”
Out of Ordnung
“Finally, a chance to enjoy my new wristwatch.”
Relax, Ive got that ball! Richard from www.Amishstories.net
Oh, somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright;
The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light,
And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout;
But there is no joy in Mudville – mighty Casey has struck out
“Okay God, I’m ready to catch whatever You allow to come at me”
Its Galen……sorry for typo in my name.
i love baseball
Hey y’all Im over here !! Yea over here Look Look!!
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