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Sad Ryan Howard is sad

There are about a billion photos of Ryan Howard’s final strikeout on the news wires this morning, but this one is my favorite by far.

APTOPIX NLCS Giants Phillies Baseball

The San Francisco Giants rush the field as Philadelphia Phillies’ Ryan Howard stands at home after the ninth inning of Game 6 of baseball’s National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, in Philadelphia. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series and advance to the World Series against the Texas Rangers. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


I sense a “Sad Keanu”-style meme here. I have no skills to speak of, but Ryan Howard is begging to be Photoshopped everywhere, standing impassively as great wonderment and celebration surround him.