Visit the Cellar!

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: bright folks talking about everything. The Cellar is the original coffeeshop with no coffee and no shop. Founded in 1990, The Cellar is one of the oldest communities on the net. Join us at the table if you like!

What's IotD?

The interesting, amazing, or mind-boggling images of our days.

IotD Stuff

ARCHIVES - over 13 years of IotD!
About IotD

Permalink Latest Image

March 21st, 2018: Expensive Candy

Recent Images

March 20th, 2018: Daphne Duck
March 19th, 2018: Cat Lap Fever
March 18th, 2018: Shrimp Horse
March 17th, 2018: Yellowstone
March 16th, 2018: Winchester Cathedral
March 15, 2018: London Burning
March 14th, 2018: Potter Wasp

The CELLAR Tip Mug
Some folks who have noticed IotD

Mental Floss
Boing Boing
GruntDoc's Blog
No Quarters
Making Light
Church of the Whale Penis
Sailor Coruscant

Link to us and we will try to find you after many months!

Common image haunts

Astro Pic of the Day
Earth Sci Pic of the Day
We Make Money Not Art
Strange New Products
Geisha Asobi Blog
Cute animals blog (in Russian)
Yahoo Most Emailed

Please avoid copyrighted images (or get permission) when posting!


Philadelphia Pawn Shop
The best real estate agent in Montgomery County
The best T.38 Fax provider
Epps Beverages and Beer, Limerick, PA
Sal's Pizza, Elkins Park
Burholme Auto Body, Philadelphia
Coles Tobacco, Pottstown
ERM Auto Service, Glenside
Glenside Collision
Moorehead Catering, Trappe
Salon 153, Bala
Dominicks Auto Body, Phoenixville

   Undertoad  Friday Oct 7 02:34 PM

10/7/2005: Elephant pitch

Clodfobble sent the above in its enlarged fashion, but I think it tells the story better than the smaller version probably originally found in the full CNN story... about the ceremonial first pitch at a West Michigan Whitecaps baseball game. Apparently, the big pachyderm made an excellent throw:

Not only was Friday's pitch thrown by an elephant, but the ball went straight to catcher Chris Robinson's mitt.

Fans and players cheered the 9-foot (2.7-meter)-tall, four-ton African elephant named Laura after she flipped the ball high and wide.

"I've never caught an elephant before," Robinson told The Grand Rapids Press. "She had pretty good life on her fastball. It tailed a little bit."

chrisinhouston  Friday Oct 7 02:54 PM

Let's sign her up with the Astros, they lost against the Braves yesterday and I have $20 bucks bet on them taking the playoffs!

BigV  Friday Oct 7 03:00 PM

Pitcher? No, catcher. She could block the plate for sure!

capnhowdy  Friday Oct 7 05:59 PM

When the Braves DO get to the playoffs they may as well be elephants. In a playoff situation, the elephants could probably play better ball. The masters of World Series choke, they are.

BigV  Friday Oct 7 06:23 PM

Y'know, capn, I've been to Atlanta in the fall in years past. I was postitively scandalized to see that the perpetual division champs couldn't sell out the stadium for a playoff game. WTF?! There are other places in the country (see my location under my name hint hint) that would KILL for some consistent quality baseball like that.

On a related note, I saw that Chicago won their first home playoff game in the last 29 tries. Now that's sad.

Happy Monkey  Friday Oct 7 06:45 PM

Wait, so this thread isn't about an elephant with blood in its stool?

xoxoxoBruce  Friday Oct 7 08:06 PM

They are even better at soccer(football) as these videos show.

Your reply here?

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: a bunch of interesting folks talking about everything. Add your two cents to IotD by joining the Cellar.