Sunday Outing

Jen at the Mariners Game

The cartoonist hard at work avoiding a deadline.

In an unusual move for me, I celebrated Mother’s Day and the 50th anniversary of The Pill by going to my first-ever Seattle Mariners game. While the Phillies will always be my first love (sorry, Seattle, but that moose mascot can’t hold a candle to the Phanatic), I enjoyed watching the Mariners end their losing streak by trouncing the Angels. I’m sure it was my presence that did the trick.


  • ritterrific

    A nonconformist Mother’s Day/The Pill Anniversary celebration – I like it.
    Yes, I’m sure the end of the Mariners’ losing streak was due to your presence. I see you in a sequel to “Angels in the Outfield” titled “Cartoonist in the Bleachers”.
    And you do look adorable in the baseball hat.

  • Jen Sorensen

    Thanks. All of my baseball hats have comics- or publishing-related logos on them. This is what happens when one only obtains ballcaps for free at conventions.

  • heydave

    And look at the bright side: one day you may find yourself attending a professional baseball game! ;)

    (Think south side, Chicago)

    Then again, it’s always a good day for the ballpark, wherever you are.

Jen Sorensen is a nationally-syndicated political cartoonist whose work has appeared in The Progressive, The Nation, Daily Kos, Austin Chronicle, NPR, Ms., Politico, and many other publications. The recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, she tweets at @JenSorensen.