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

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from February 28, 2017
“What do the New York Yankees and pancakes have in common?”/“They both need a good batter!”

A pancake riddle is:
   
Q: What do the New York Yankees (a baseball team) and pancakes have in common?
A: They both need a good batter.

 
“Q. How is a baseball game like a pancake? A. They both need a good batter!” was printed in 1976 newspapers. “What do the New York Yankees and pancakes have in common? They both need a good batter!” was posted on Twitter by PancakeJokes on May 28, 2015.
   
“How is a baseball team like a pancake?”/“They both need a good batter,” “Why do pancakes always win at baseball?”/“They have the best batter” and “What did the pancake say to the baseball player?”/“Batter up!” are other baseball and pancake riddles.
 
     
Newspapers.com
20 November 1976, Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer and News, “Mini Jokes,” The Mini Page, pg. 3, col. 1:
Q. How is a baseball game like a pancake?
A. They both need a good batter!
—Julie Casterline, Battle Creek
 
21 June 1993, Kokomo (IN) Tribune, “A Little Bit of Humor,” The Bubble Gum Rapper, pg. 4, col. 3:
Reggie: How are baseball teams and pancakes alike?
Millie: They both need a good batter.
 
Google Books
Jammin’ Jokes for Kids
By Bob Phillips and Steve Russo
Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers
2004
Pg. 7:
Lois: Why is a cake like a baseball team?
Lola: Beats me.
Lois: Both need a good batter.
     
Google Books
Horrid Henry’s Joke Book
By Francesca Simon
Illustrated byh Tony Ross
Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
2010
Pg. 61:
How is a baseball team similar to a pancake?
They both need a good batter.
 
Twitter
she is me‏
@HisFemmeFatale
My daughter just asked me; what do a baseball team and pancakes have in common? They both need a good batter
12:12 PM - 20 Mar 2010
 
Twitter
Ravi B.‏
@__ravi
What do baseball and baking have in common?  They both need a good batter!  Har har har…
1:51 PM - 8 Jun 2010
 
Explain the Joke
At the plate!
Posted on March 8, 2013 by stfleming
Q: How is a baseball team similar to a pancake?pourbatter
A: They both need a good batter!
 
Explanation: The word “batter” can refer to the person on a baseball team who has the bat and is hitting the ball.  The word “batter” can also mean the thick liquid that a cook uses to make pancakes.
 
Twitter
Hannah Reyes‏
@BubblesOfAmor
“What does #softball and cake have in common? .... They both need a good batter. ” (x
1:02 PM - 17 Aug 2013
 
Google Books
Insults Anywhere Kids Presents
Hundreds Of Kids Jokes They Can Tell Anywhere!

By Franklin Yantz
Insults Anywhere
2014
Pg. ?:
Q: How is a baseball team similar to a pancake?
A: They both need a good batter!
     
Twitter
PancakeJokes
@PancakeJokes
What do the New York Yankees and pancakes have in common? They both need a good batter!
12:01 PM · May 28, 2015·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
PancakeStory
@SarahGuilbault
What do the New York Yankees and pancakes have in common?
They both need a good batter!
9:02 PM · Dec 23, 2015·Twitter for iPhone
 
Google Books
Gigglers: Sporty Jokes
By Toby Reynolds
London: Scholastic UK
2016
Pg. 30:
Q. How is a baseball team similar to a pancake?
A. They both need a good batter!
     
Twitter
tegan 🌼🧸
@tegan_c
Replying to @Louis_Tomlinson
@Louis_Tomlinson What do the New York Yankees & pancakes have in common?
They both need a good batter!
7:49 PM · Feb 9, 2016·Twitter for iPad
 
MyTownTutors
Pancake Day Jokes: Top Pancake Day Jokes
Posted on March 2, 2016
(...)
3. What do the New York Yankees and pancakes have in common?… They both need a good batter!
 
Twitter
Jonathan Lerner‏
@JonsReal
How are the #Mets like a Waffle? 
They Both Need a Good Batter.
#NationalWaffleDay
7:23 AM - 24 Aug 2016
 
Twitter
Le Crepe Avenue‏
@lecrepeave
What do the New York Yankees and “Crêpes” have in common? They both need a good batter! 🤓
6:16 PM - 22 Sep 2016
 
Twitter
poor&distressed‏
@poor_distressed
What do the england cricket team and pancakes have in common? They both need a good batter! 😳
9:17 AM - 28 Feb 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
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