A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from November 13, 2016
“What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?"/"Catch you later!”

A baseball riddle is:

Q: WHat did the baseball glove say to the baseball?
A: “Catch you later!”


The riddle has been cited in print since at least 2002.


Google Books
Super Silly Riddles
By Charles Keller
New York, NY: Sterling Publishing COmpany, Inc.
2002
Pg. 8L
What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?
“Catch you later. ”

Google Books
The Little Giant Book of Giggles
By Charles Keller
Illustrated by Jeff Sinclair, Dave Winter and Dave Garbot
New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
2003
Pg. 77:
What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?
“Catch you later. “

Google Books
November 2007, Boys’ Life, “THink & Grin,” pg. 69, col. 1:
David: What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?
Will: What?
David: “Catch you later.”
David Prince, Clawson, Mich.

Twitter
Prongo kids games
‏@Prongo
Q: What did the baseball glove say to the baseball? A: “Catch you later!” #jokes #kids
10:55 PM - 30 Sep 2009

Google Books
Jokelopedia:
The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Ever!

Compiled by Eva Blank, Alison Benjamin, Rosanne Green, Ilana Weitzman and Lisa Sparks
New York, NY: Workman Publishing
2013
Pg. ?:
What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?
“Catch you later.”

Google Books
Sports Jokes!
By Michael Dahl
North Mankato, MN: Stone Arch Books
2014
Pg. 49:
What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?
“Catch you later.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Sunday, November 13, 2016 • Permalink