I was never a huge Mad Magazine fan, although I picked up the occasional copy if I was waiting for a ferry or if the cover gave me a laugh. I was and still am a big fan of Pee Wee's Playhouse. Sure, the guy's a perv but there's lots of them out there. It still doesn't take away from the fact it was one of the weirdest shows of my childhood.
I'm guessing by the price tag that I picked up this issue at a used book store. It's from 1987 and promises a look at baseball inside. There's no sporting feature, but there are several diamond-themed comic strips throughout. Here's one that caught my attention:
What are the chances the Mad crew knew about Pete Rose?