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I got him for my birthday. We went to the pet store and I picked him out..

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Hi! My name is Henry

I am a Budgerigar from New Concord, OH.



6 years old   M

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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  More Chances To Win!
Bird of the week is now becoming Bird of the Day! Beginning Monday, February 1, 2010, we will switch from Bird of the Week to Bird of the Day. The winner will get 1,000 Bird eClub points and his or her bird’s photo will be in the spotlight all day.
01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
  TO ALL BIRDY BASEBALL PLAYERS AND FANS
AS YOU NO DOUBT ALREADY KNOW OUR DEAR CO-FOUNDER NORMAN RECENTLY RAN FOR BOTM, AND LARGELY BECAUSE HIS MOM MOVED IN THE MIDDLE OF HIS CAMPAIGN HE WAS UNABLE TO PROPERLY DO THE POLITICAL MANUEVERS NECESSARY FOR A VICTORY. HE LOST, AND WE ARE ALL VERY SADDENED BY THIS. IT IS A LOSS FOR ALL OF US.
THEREFORE IT IS MY PROPOSAL, SECONDED BY ASHA, THAT WE DECLARE NORMAN THE "BIRDY BASEBALL'S TOP BIRD". THIS IS NOT THRU BC, BUT THRU OUR OWN GROUP OF PLAYERS AND FANS. PLEASE POST YOUR SUPPORT ON THE BIRDY BASEBALL LEAGUE PAGE #123746, SO NORMAN WILL KNOW THAT HE IS TRULY LOVED AND RECOGNIZED BY HIS FELLOW BIRDIES.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR KIND ATTENTION,
KIDDO

Come visit me, BOTM CALENDAR PAGE, BOTM Founding Feathers, Wedding photos & Kiddo says vote Peppino #262561 for BOTM!!.

10/03/2009 09:37.18 PM Report This Comment  
  It's Been An Honor
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you, Henry, for a fine season of baseball. We can hang up our caps with pride for having played some great games and kept our spirits high even through all the loses. Looking forward to next season already...

Here's to the KEVLAR KEETS! And here's to you. Coach T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

08/13/2009 01:44.55 PM Report This Comment  
  Here's to the KEVLAR KEETS!!!!
Henry! - Hefty-hitter and 3rd Base Bird for the Keets...

It's time to rally the forces for the last game of the season. We meet up with the TAGs tomorrow on the ball field. Let's play to the honor of a great season, our fantastic team, and those who are with us now only in spirit. Team pictures with wingbands in place are available on my page if you'd like to select and post yours here. My page is arranged to showoff the fine team I've had the privilege of both playing with and coaching. I thank you for that opportunity.

Here's to the KEETS!! T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

08/11/2009 12:23.18 PM Report This Comment  
  The Chance of a Lifetime
Starting today and lasting through next Saturday, we Budgies have the chance to see one of our own in the Winner's Circle (or is it a Square?) as BOTW. DUTY, pitcher for the ever spectacular KEVLAR KEETS is the guy in the spotlight today. We as his friends and teammates can help him achieve this honor by casting our votes. Visit Duty (page #98891 or connect through his avatar on my page) and help a Budgie become KING! T '>

Our last game of the season is this Wednesday. Let's start thinking POSITIVE THOUGHTS now!

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

08/09/2009 05:58.58 PM Report This Comment  
  It is with Great Sadness...
...That I am here to let you know that Betty, our right fielder, passed away last evening. Our team has lost yet another great player, the BC another sweet bird, and this blue boy, the love of his life.

Life has sad moments and this is one of them for me.

In honor of our fallen teammates the following message has been posted on the Baseball Page from The League Commissioner:

For the remainder of the season all Bird Channel Baseball League players, coaches, and umpires will wear black armbands in memory of Betty, Lattie, and Pebbles. We know this cannot fill the hole left by their passing but we hope it will show our respect.

Is this not the kindest of acts our fallen players are being shown? I remain proud to be a KEVLAR KEET and will wear this badge not only in rememberance of our friends who have gone before us but in honor of the friends we have in the here and now who share in our sorrow and celebrate the memories. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

08/06/2009 11:46.36 AM Report This Comment  
  Here's Your Red Feather!!
Keets Rip Redtails
Most Bird Channel Baseball League observers looked at the Kevlar Keets’ recent upset of the league-leading Savage Sennies as something they would not be able to repeat. Maybe they were wrong as on Wednesday the Keets kept their bats in overdrive and ripped the Redtail Killer CAGs 34-14.
The game was tied at 2-all in the bottom of the second when the Keets burst out with seven runs as iris and Sidney hit solo home runs and Henry jacked A THREE-RUN shot. The Keets followed that with a four-run third as Lattie Jr. hit a two-run homer and the Keets led 13-2.
The Redtails tried to crawl back in the game with 10 runs in the top of the fourth as Sheba hit a three-run triple, Munchkin hit a two-run triple and Gabriella homered with one birdie on base. The Keets said “I’ll see your ten runs and raise you one as they blasted out eleven in the bottom of the inning. Betty. It is, and Mr. Birdie led off with singles to load the bases and Jazzy cleared them with a grand-slam home run. Duty hit a solo shot and Lattie Jr. and Turk reached base. Henry DOUBLED in Duty and Sidney walked to load the bases again. Betty singled in Lattie Jr. and Iris cleared the bases with a triple. She later scored on Tweety’s single and the Keets led 24-12 and coasted to the win as hurler Duty shut the Retails out over the final four innings.
Sheba drove in three to lead the Redtails. Arthur, Munchkin, Gabriella, and Layla all drove in two and Mowgli, Grady, and Ruby drove in one each.
Jazzy pushed six runs across to lead the Keets while Henry drove in five and Iris and Lattie Jr. drove in four each. Tweety, Sidney, and Getty drove in three each, Turk, Duty, and Mr. Birdie two apiece.

Thanks, Henry. You were awesome! Hope this makes your day. I know it did mine. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

08/05/2009 11:17.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Henry
Ever had the desire to collect red feathers? Tomorrow's our chance; we play the Red Tailed CAGs.

And by the way, Great Game last Saturday against the Savage Sennies; WE WON!!

Let's do it again tomorrow.

T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

08/04/2009 08:01.23 PM Report This Comment  
  BIG GAME TODAY, Henry!
We're up against the Savage Sennies, the toughest team in the Talon League. On top of that, we're playing in a packed stadium today at HersheyPark as part of the Rio & Ruby Anniversary Celebration. (The Sports Report will be posted on Rio's page 12707 at about 12 EST) No game has been more important than this one! This is our chance to show that despite our many losses, we are an incredible team if not only for the sense of Pride and Spirit we display when it comes to a love of the game. We've got to pull down those caps, pull up the pants, and stroll out onto that ball field like we own the place and know the future. Yeah, that's it... CONFIDENCE!!

The team needs your awesome catching wing on 3rd in its finest form today, Henry — that same fine form you've displayed all season.

Here's to the KEVLAR KEETS! T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

08/01/2009 06:02.58 AM Report This Comment  
  It is with a Sad Heart...
... that I share the news of the passing of one of the KEVLAR KEET's teammates;

LATTIE - our first basebird.

He will be missed by his friends and teammates. My cap is off in honor of this fine bird and the flock and family he's left behind.

To honor Lattie's memory, flockmate Lattie Jr. will be stepping up to the plate in his place. We'll be meeting L. Jr. later this week when his picture is posted. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

07/26/2009 05:04.27 AM Report This Comment  
  Let's go KEETS!
We're the Kevlar KEETS!
And we don't take no mess
We're gonna put those Quaker-tatos
To the test!
So just shake the tail
and let's ruffle...
Ruffle those Quaker-nests!

Let's go KEETS.. let's go!

Let's go KEETS.. let's go!

Here is a vote. Love your friendly Cheerleader-- Snowball!

Come visit me, Abby~ Thanks EveryBirdy!, *~Blueberry~*, ~*Ogre*~ (2003-2013), Grendel~ Thanks everybirdy!!!, *~Snowball~*, Grithr, Lucky, Homer & Giggle.

07/15/2009 11:28.43 PM Report This Comment  
  Cmon HENRY-- Let's go KEVLAR KEETS!
We got games to WIN, and toys to SPIN!

Who let the KEETS out?
WHO! WHO! WHOOO WHO!

Who let the KEETS out?
WHO! WHO! WHOOO WHO!

No one can beat us!
They all retreat from us...
Cmon Keets we got games to win!!
Show them all WHOO let the keets out!

Love Snowball, your friendly cheer friend!

Come visit me, Abby~ Thanks EveryBirdy!, *~Blueberry~*, ~*Ogre*~ (2003-2013), Grendel~ Thanks everybirdy!!!, *~Snowball~*, Grithr, Lucky, Homer & Giggle.

07/13/2009 02:21.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Henry!
We're playing that Quaker team here shortly in this first game of the second half of the season. We beat this team the first time we played'm. I think we can do it again. No, wait... I KNOW we can!

Grab your mitt, let's take the field. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

07/09/2009 08:38.29 AM Report This Comment  
  *!!* Happy 4th of July *!!*
Henry!! Here's wishing you a colorful holiday celebration! T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

07/04/2009 05:59.51 PM Report This Comment  
  WAY TO GO, HENRY!!
This Sports Report was too good not to share with you.

Keets Klobber Senegals
The Kevlar Keets responded to the pep-talk from their manager Turk and flexed their feathers Thursday on the way to a 21-18 win over the tough Super Senegals. The tough little birds powered eleven home runs in the contest and left their opponents mumbling about performance enhancing millet spray.
The Keets got on the scoreboard first in the top of the first inning as Duty and Lattie connected for back-to-back jacks. Turk tripled and Henry lost one over the fence as the Keets took a 4-0 lead. The Keets were still flying high in the top of the second inning as Mr. Birdie tripled and scored on a single by Tweety. Jazzy homered to drive in Tweety and Duty hit a solo shot as the Keets now led 8-0.
The Senegals chipped away at the lead and had cut it to 12-8 entering the seventh but the Keets got two-run shots from Betty and Tweety to extend the lead to 16-8. Betty added another two-run jack in the eighth to boost the margin to 18-8.
The Senegals finally put on their hitting cleats in the bottom of the eighth as they sent eleven birdies up to bat with all of their runs scoring after two outs had been recorded. Lover Boy and Erin Amber reached base and scored ahead of a home run by NY Mango. Lola and Sam singled ahead of a triple by Lars. Max tripled in Lars and then scored ahead of a home run by Pico. Gus added a solo shot and the Sennies had cut the lead to 18-17.
The Keets added three runs of insurance in the top of the ninth and allowed only a solo home run from Erin Amber in the bottom of the inning as they won by the final margin of 21-18.

I love how you lost that ball over the fence... It's what helped give us such a strong start, a real boost to our confidence. Bet that ball's never found. My cap's off to you for your fine coverage of third base as well. Enjoy the thrill of this victory through the coming weekend. Your coach, team mate and friend, T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/26/2009 07:29.32 AM Report This Comment  
  HENRY~KEVLAR KEET 3RD BASE BIRD
Tomorrow; THURSDAY...
The KEVLAR KEETS take on the Super Sennies.

It ain't over till it's over.
Yogi Berra

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
Hank Aaron

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
Bo Jackson

It's not too late to dream big... Turk, Coach of the Kevlar Keets

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/24/2009 08:33.41 PM Report This Comment  
  *Turk Removes His Cap*
Well Team, the ball is not rolling in our favor. Not in the least. Our Saturday game against the macaws went to the Big Guys. If you've not been by the BC League page, it's worth the trip to read the write up from that day. Apparently, my fellow 'Keets, we are somewhat of the darlings of the BC League! That fact though does not save us from loosing a game. On the contrary... unfortunately.

I was to be here this evening to prepare you for tomorrow's game against the Brazilian Bombers but much to my surprise, the game has already been played. (Maybe your Coach has been hit in the head one too many times by a fly ball and I just don't know which day it is anymore.) Interestingly enough, after Asha chastised the Macaws for beatin' up on us little guys, she and her team came out and promptly repeated the beating. Yes, we lost. Again.

I don't know what to tell you, Team, other than if we can't win this series with our baseball talents, let's win the hearts of our competitors by being cheery, outgoing, friendly, and eternally upbeat. Isn't that what a Budgie's famous for anyway?

My cap's off to all of you, for being here for your team, time after time.
I'M PROUD TO BE A KEVLAR KEET. Hope you are too. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/15/2009 07:19.57 PM Report This Comment  
  MEMO TO THE TEAM
Due to an error in the posted schedule, I informed you that we would be playing ball today. WRONG-O. The KEVLAR KEETS will be playing on SATURDAY instead. It's gonna be the Little Guys against the Biggest Guys; The Mighty Macaws.

Power up for this one, Group. This is our chance to shine! T '>

Thank you to our fine cheerleaders for their enthusiasm and team spirit. CATCH IT!!

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/10/2009 07:25.20 AM Report This Comment  
  MEMO TO THE TEAM
Due to an error in the posted schedule, I informed you that we would be playing ball today. WRONG-O. The KEVLAR KEETS will be playing on SATURDAY instead. It's gonna be the Little Guys against the Biggest Guys; The Mighty Macaws.

Power up for this one, Group. This is our chance to shine! T '>

Thank you to our fine cheerleaders for their enthusiasm and team spirit. CATCH IT!!

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/10/2009 07:22.34 AM Report This Comment  
  KEVLAR KEETS! THEY CAN'T BE BEAT!!!
Of all the R-E-S-T REST
Keets are the B-E-S-T BEST
and they will B-E-A-T BEAT you
every T-I-M-E TIME!!!
GO K-E-E-T-S...
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO KEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETS!!!!!

C'mon Keets!
FLY like the WIND!

~Dilly

Come visit me, Olly (gone for the summer) & Dilly (gone for the summer).

06/09/2009 01:43.30 PM Report This Comment  
  Henry!
The Baseball Season continues! Tomorrow the KEVLAR KEETS take on the Pois'N'Dem Team, with Max as their head coach and Tiki (next week's BOTW hopeful) as their first base bird.

The KEVLAR KEETS are due for a turn around, don't you think? Let's hope Wednesday's game is that turning point.

For your convenience, I'm including, once again, the names and numbers of your teammates in case you feel inspired to, you know, get out there and cheer the group on to VICTORY!

CATCHER; Jazzy (48774) PITCHER; Duty ( 98891) FIRST BASE: Lattie (102575) 2ND BASE Turk (26646) 3RD BASE; Henry (122057) SHORTSTOP; Sidney (122222) RIGHT FIELD; Betty (10448) SHORT FIELD; Iris (122664) CENTER FIELD; Mr. Birdie (26516) LEFT FIELD; Tweety (117859) Orge (135210) Reserve, Sophie (132853) Dilly (139571) - Cheerleaders

See you on the Ball Diamond tomorrow. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/09/2009 09:58.13 AM Report This Comment  
  As Promised... MILLET FOR ALL
—:::::::::::::::::::::

I've been thinking, maybe it's time to ditch the armor. Maybe the Kevlar's holding us down! Maybe it's time to throw CAUTION TO THE WIND and risk it all... bite the bullet, so to speak.

That's it... the next time.... We're Gonna Live Dangeroulsy!!!!

For now though, enjoy the millet!! T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/01/2009 12:36.02 PM Report This Comment  
  According to the Schedule....
The KEVLAR KEETS are to be playing ball today against the CAGs. Though our position in the standings is none too impressive, I say let's go out there and have a great time anyway. Playing ball sure beats sittin' in a dark cage with nothing to do. The MILLET's on me after the game... T '>

Trust all is well with you... I know how busy schedules can keep us away from the BC. Shucks, a few days back my page said I hadn't been by for five days! That NEVER used to happen. But ahhhh, Spring and Summer weather... it's too enticing to be outdoors instead of at the computer, right?!

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

06/01/2009 07:15.05 AM Report This Comment  
  It's Game Time Again!
Ok Team, I say let's hit the field tomorrow with a smile on our beak, a sparkle in our eyes, and a song in our heart. Let's play like we've had a ball at every game and intend to the the same when playing the Tiels. We're parakeets, after all... we've got lots to be happy about!!

Play your hearts out! Have a ball!! T '>

I'd like to introduce to you a new team member; OGRE (135210). Stop by and welcome him and hope he's got the magic touch to get this team back in the swing of things!

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

05/21/2009 04:51.29 PM Report This Comment  
  KEETS WILL CONQUER SOON!
05/13/2009 12:45.20 PM Report This Comment  
  It Took EXTRA INNINGS ...
Coach Turk here. The following Sports Report will show that though we are small, we are mighty and we put up an incredible fight to the finish in our Bullet-Proof Kevlar vests. I'm very, VERY PROUD of my team.

EXTRA INNINGS PROMOTE POIS TO WIN
The Kevlar Keet’s defense had on their bullet proof vests early shutting out the Pois for the first 2 innings. The Keets scored 3 runs in the 1st when Jazzy opened while a solo HR and then Duty, Lattie and Henry all hit triples to make the score 3-0. However, the little birdies were unable to increase their score in the 2nd. In the 3rd, the Pois got on the scoreboard when Junior scored when Rafiki hit a HR. The Keets would come right back as Jazzy, Duty and Lattie combined for 2 to make the score 5-2. After a defense dominated 4th, the Pois came out swinging with singles from Jack, Apollo and Mongo, doubles from George and Romeo and Junior’s HR to take a 6-5 lead. The Keets would retake the lead in the 6th when Betty and Iris scored when Mr. Birdie hit a triple. The Keets would increase their lead in the 7th scoring 3 runs as Lattie, Turk and Henry loaded the bases and scored when Betty hit a triple. The Kevlar defense would shine again stopping the Pois and entered the 9th with a 10-8 lead. The Pois were determined to break through the Keet’s defensive shield and tied the game when Junior scored when Molli hit a HR. In extra innings, the Pois would break the tie when Tiki scored when Nippy hit a single and thne Hal hit a HR to take a 3 run lead. Keet Tweety would hit a double to get things started for the Keet but the Pois slammed the door shut. Final Score: Da Pois ‘N” Dem 13, Kevlar Keets 10.

Excellent defense we had there in those first two innings, you, our On-It Third Base Bird, an integral part of that. Then, get a bat in your wing and you go to town on that ball, knockin' it out there a triple and comin' on home after making it on base. Fantastic, Henry.

Our next match up comes against the Tiel Terrors. They're no longer undefeated. The Grey Knights took'm down a notch! We're gonna keep that trend going! Yeah!!

Hope the rest of your week is a fine one. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

05/13/2009 12:19.12 PM Report This Comment  
  CHEER SPIRIT FROM SOPHIEEEE
05/12/2009 11:55.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Henry~ Kevlar Third Base Bird
Our last game against the TAGs didn't roll the way we would've like but we've got another opportunity to turn this season around TOMORROW!

We'll be playing the Pois'N'Dem Team in our first game of the Inter-League Round. We need this one, TEAM KEVLAR. Not to depress you but here's how our record currently stands;

Game 1 KEETS/Quakers WIN!!!!!!!!
Game 2 Keets/ C2 Hawks
Game 3 KEETS / Zons WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!
Game 4 Keets / Savage S
Game 5 Keets / Red Tails
Game 5 Keets / TAGS

We need some more WINS!!!!

I'm proud to announce that the KEVLAR KEETS have a new Cheerleader joining the team; SOPHIE!! (132853) She's got all kinds of enthusiasm... the kind we need right about now. If you get the chance, wing your way by and welcome her to the team. Chin up, Team. Keep your eye on the ball, a song in your heart, and think about eating Victory Millet with tomorrow's game is won. Coach T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

05/12/2009 07:48.07 AM Report This Comment  
  KEVLAR KEET!!
Well, Team, the Red Tailed Killer Greys took that last game from us. As your coach, I'm willing to take full responsibility as I failed to make it around to leave words of preparation and encouragement. (It's pretty bad when the coach misses a game!) You, Henry, are our VIP for the game, with your FOUR RBIs. My cap is off to you, Sir!! Though our impressinve team is down three games out of five games, the season is yet YOUNG, leaving us lots of opportunity to win many more. Our next chance is a week away; SATURDAY! KEVLAR KEETS vs TAGS.

And now an important Baseball Announcement!!

The Bird Channel Baseball League will be holding its First Annual All-Star Game the first week in June. You need to start thinking of who you want to vote to your LEAGUE's All-Star Team. Members of each league will vote for the team to represent them at the big game. You cannot vote for a member of your own team! EACH player needs to vote for one player at EACH POSITION and send your ballot to the BC League Page. Cast your vote as soon as possible!

Let's put together a great team for the TALON LEAGUE! Members of that league include the Columbina Conquistadors, the Savage Sennies, the Quakers, US, the TAGS, C2 Hawks, and the CAG2 team. If in 'watching' any of those games you noted an exceptional player in a particular position, vote for them to play on the All-Star Team. I'd like to see a strong showing of voting by the KEVLAR KEETS on the BC page. Pretty please!

Forever PROUD to be a "KEET... T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

05/04/2009 03:33.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Game Time: Tomorrow, Bright & Early
Ok Team, the KEVLAR KEETS are up next. The Senegal Savages will be there too. It's not really them we're playin'. It's the ball. We want that ball in the air when it needs to be there, in our mitts when that's where we want it. If we can keep that ball under our control, the game should be ours!

Here's to the KEVLAR KEETS. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

04/29/2009 08:49.10 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Henery, whats going on, i have just been injoying the warm weather. And talking to the wild birds. Yesterday i saw a robin outside my window. She has a nest in the houses nest to our house. V4U Polly and Sidney

Come visit me, Sidney & Polly.

04/23/2009 01:19.14 PM Report This Comment  
  Good GAME!
KEETS' COMEBACK CLIPS THE ZONS!!!!
The Kevlar Keets came from behind Tuesday to take a razor-thin 13-12 win over the Cloumbian Conquistadors.
The game was a thriller all the way as the lead went back-and-forth throughout. Both teams posted single runs in the first inning. The Keets got two runs in the top of the second but the Zons put up single runs in the second and third to tie the game at 3-all. The Keets exploded for three runs in the fourth as Jazzy, Duty, and Henry drove in scores.
The Conquistadors seemed to take command of the contest in the bottom of the fourth as they pushed seven big runs across the plate. They opened up the inning with five straight singles. Fred followed with a grand-slam home run and the Zons had a 10-6 lead. Neither team scored for the next two innings but in the top of the seventh the Keets began their comeback with a two-run triple by Mr. Birdie. In the eighth Lattie drove in a run and Betty plated a pair to put the Keets up 11-10.
But the Zons would not go down that easily as they came back in the bottom of the eighth as Ethyl hit a two-run homer to move the Conquistadors to a 12-11 lead. It was now the Keets turn as Duty singled and Lattie smacked a two-run homer over the fence for a 13-12 lead. Duty shut the Zons down in the bottom of the ninth to preserve the thrilling win for the Kevlar Keets.
Fred led the Zons with a grand-slam homer and his flockmate Ethyl drove in three runs. Alfie, Pebbles, Karyn, Max, and Jenny-Lynn all drove in runs.
Lattie and Mr. Birdie drove in three runs each for the Keets. Jazzy and Betty plated two each while Tweety, Duty, and Henry all drove in a run for the winners.

Henry!! It's an honor to be a part of this team. I'm so proud to say I'm a KEVLAR KEET!! Thanks for that all-important run you pounded in there in the fourth; without it we wouldn't have been one point ahead in the ninth inning.

I'm leaving the list of names and numbers again in case you'd like to wing your way around and congratulate your fellow teammates for their jobs well done.
TEAMMATES NAMES, POSITIONS & ID NUMBERS CATCHER; Jazzy (48774)
PITCHER; Duty ( 98891)
FIRST BASE: Lattie (102575)
2ND BASE Turk (26646)
3RD BASE; Henry (122057)
SHORTSTOP; Sidney (122222)
RIGHT FIELD; Betty (10448)
SHORT FIELD;
Iris (122664) CENTER FIELD;
Mr. Birdie (26516)
LEFT FIELD; Tweety (117859)

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

04/21/2009 12:27.57 PM Report This Comment  
  Ok KEVLAR KEET!
It's time to play another game
Don't change a thing, just stay the same.
Our style has worked for us before
Let's show those Zons an impressive score!

TUESDAY: The KEVLAR KEETS MEET THE Columbian Conquistadors

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

04/20/2009 07:53.22 PM Report This Comment  
  COACH TURK Here.
Ok Team, let's just bite the bullet and get to the bad news; brought to you from the BC Baseball Sports Page (123745):

Hawks Klobber Keets
The Kevlar Keets hosted the White Hawks at Keet Koliseum but the night belonged to the visitors as the Hawks used the long ball to power their way to a 25-11 victory.
The Hawks opened the scoring in the top of the second inning as they plated three runs. They continued the scoring parade in the third as Snuggles blasted a bases-loaded homer and Cocoa smacked a two-run blast to make the score 9-0. Clyde swatted a three-run long ball in the fourth to boost the margin to 12-0.
The Keets cut the score in half in the bottom of the fourth as Turk hit a two-run homer and Betty plated three runs with a long ball but the Hawks put the game away with seven runs in the fifth and five more in the sixth as they coasted to the 25-11 victory.
Betty drove in three runs for the Keets and Turk, Sidney, and Henry plated two each. (YEA HENRY!!) Tweety and Lattie drove in one run each.
Clyde drove in six runs for the Hawks while Cocoa pushed five across and Snuggles and Rocky four apiece. Cuddles drove in three, Romeo two, and Christine Dijon one. The Hawks smacked seven home runs to only three for the Keets.

And there you have it. Now let's not jump to the conclusion that those Toos' hits were home runs because we're of smaller stature and the balls were constantly over our heads. Not so. We played some great baseball! The skills we used to beat the Quakers are the same ones we're going to bring to the field in our next game when we play the Columbian Conquistadors mid-week, next week. Henry, the bird covering third base for the CC's is Max (40581). He's also their coach so I'll be going by his page also, to, you know, give him a fair warning that the Keets are ready for another win.... I'm sure he'd enjoy a visit from a lively and interesting bird like you. Thanks for visiting Jade before our game against the Quakers. I love what you wrote to her and I see she wrote back to you. That's what I'm talkin'bout! Gettin' to know other birds. You're the coolest, Henry. Until our next gathering on the green, keep that beak up, those muscles flexed and a song in your heart. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

04/16/2009 07:02.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Chill for another Day!
Your Coach got a tad excited and a little hasty in announcing we had a game to play today. It's actually tomorrow that we take on the c2 white hawks. Same plan... different day. T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

04/15/2009 07:04.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Put on the KEVLAR!! It's time to PLAY BALL!
Henry! You ready to play another baseball game? Sure hope so; tomorrow we're meeting the C2 White Hawks, a team that lost their first game against the TAGs. Their third base bird is named Sailor and as best as I can tell, his number is 55687, tho I didn't see a cap on him in any of his pictures. I've just compared his photo in the team roster to his page and I'd say it is this Sailor.... I mention all of this in hopes you'll fly by and exchange a little friendly banter before or even after the game, you know, in an effort to spread the friendship around the BC!! Isn't that what sports are really supposed to be about?!! That and the winning!! Imagine the KEVLAR KEETS winning tomorrow... picture the victory... T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

04/14/2009 07:38.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Henry! You Showed Up Just in Time!
WE DID IT!! WE WON OUR FIRST GAME!

Here's the write-up from the BC Baseball Page: (123746)

Keets Bulletproof Against Quakers
It was a battle between the Quakers and the Parakeets as the Green Dragons took on the Kevlar Keets on Wednesday at the Parakeet Palace. The Kevlar Keets lived up to their names as they were literally bulletproof over the course of the first six innings as they built a big lead and held on to win 19-11.
Iris led the offense in the beginning for the Keets as she singled in a run in the bottom of the second and smacked a three-run homer in the third as the home team went up 6-0. The Keets added three in the fourth and four more in the fifth as Lattie lost one over the outfield fence to power home three runs. Two more runs in the sixth gave the Keets a huge 15-0 lead.
The Quakers finally got on the board as they plated three runs in the top of the seventh as Waddles tripled home a pair. The Dragons added five in the eighth as Team Captain Peter Tator Head got all of a pitch with the bases juiced and smashed a grand-slam home run. The Quakers entered the top of the ninth trailing 19-8 and they were able to add three more markers, but it was too little and too late as the home team prevailed.
Iris, Lattie, and Jazzy all drove in four runs for the Keets as all three hit home runs. Sidney and Mr. Birdie drove in two each and Betty, Tweety, and Henry also drove in runs for the winners.
Peter drove in a pair for the Keets. Waddles and Mikey drove in two each and Little Bit and Jade added RBIs.
But the hero of the game had to be Keet pitcher Duty who held the Quakers scoreless for six innings while his team built an insurmountable lead.

You contributed impressively to the incredible collection of points we had in this game. Excellent style, Man! Pat yourself on the back. Here, I'd like to do the same... *pat-pat* T '>

Come visit me, Turk ~ RIP & BENTLEY of the McFlock.

04/08/2009 07:39.04 PM Report This Comment  
  READ THIS!
Hi everyone. Its Henry. Sorry I've like disappeared. It was warm and spring like so everyone has been outside. now it is cold and it snowed yesterday. :( Let me know how the game goes and everything!!! ~Henry~ I will try to come more!

Come visit me, Henry.

04/08/2009 09:05.51 AM Report This Comment  
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