In this colorful MUTTS comic, Earl is standing on a pitcher's mound with a ball in his mouth. He thinks to himself, "Bottom of the ninth, bases loaded, a full count and one pitch away from winning the world series!
He winds up for a pitch thinking, "The rookie ace goes into his windup and...."
A baseball player approaches Earl and tells him, "Okay mutt, give us our ball back!"
A dejected Earl walks away and says, "There is no joy in Muttsville."