There Are 108 Stitches in a Baseball

"I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I heard that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. You see, there's no guilt in baseball, and it's never boring..."

Annie Savoy


This photo was taken using a homemade "DIY Macro Photo Studio". Find out how you can make your own as well.

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  • Matt Elwood 8y

    Here is a true contradiction that I should ask to another baseball lover. How is it that I can love baseball so much but yet hate the Yankees soo much. HAHA
    I hope you are not on the dark side on the empire.
    This is a great shot.
    Baseball is the best! I learned that a baseball had a 108 stitches when I saw the baseball documentary by Ken Burnes. I have seen it at least twice.
    Who is your favorite team? Listen to me go on and on. Hey true baseball fans are a dying breed so it is good to meet another fan.
    K I am done rambling now.
    see ya
  • Ben.Millett 8y

    I think this is the best of these recent "macro photo studio" shots. I think a large part of that might be the subject. There is so much texture to the ball. The lighting is great on it.
  • Ellen 8y

    I want a print of this.

    Also, Elwood Photo, you are a true fan of the game. I'm always glad to meet Royals fans.

    And GO RED SOX!
  • girlzone41 8y

    I would agree with benmillet that this is the best of the series of light box shots. I really like it! The lighting is just right and the texture of the ball is emphasized.
  • David Salafia 8y

    Annie Savoy was my first love.
  • pictureclub_2000 PRO 8y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Things ~ Dinge ~ Cosas ~ Choses, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • NorJon - All Rights Reserved 8y

    This is one awesome photo!

    Please add it to: Baseball Unlimited , and we'd love to have you and your photo added to the group.
  • Clayton Jenkins 7y

    Hi i'm the owner of I was wondering if I could use you image for our website.

    I will give you full credit in our contributors page if you agree in allowing us to use your photo.


    Clayton Jenkins

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called SNOWY WHITE COLORS, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Speedy's Treasure Chest, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • liz west PRO 6y

    I used this image in a birthday card that I made for a baseball fan. I gave you credit, and hope you are pleased with the image.

    Hey, birthday boy! by Muffet
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