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Since the Associated Press baseball photo feed is guaranteed to be barren for the next month or so, we thought it might be fun to hold off some theme weeks for our fabled C-a-C contests.

This week, it's: Baseball players and Animals.

No, George Steinbrenner isn't a baseball player. But how are not going to include this shot of The Boss — a noted horselover and stable owner — talking to Concerto before the horse finished ninth in the 1997 Kentucky Derby?

So have at it, amateur Internet copy editors of the world. How should this caption read?

Follow the jump for winners from Thursday's excellent equine C-a-C:

'Let's see Wade Boggs try to top this moment'

1st — joebitots.

"The Indians are coming! The Indians are coming!"

2nd — Geoff T.

"Pictured here late in his career, little-known utility infielder 'Mister' Edward Post (1990-1997) ended up playing one game with the Red Sox, only to be suspended for using the banned tranquilizer ketamine. After a messy off-season contract dispute, Ed signed with the Yankees the next year and helped them win the World Series, cementing him in Sox history as "that horse-faced son of a mule"."

3rd — random content generator.

"The photo Red Sox genetic engineers didn't want you to see: Shortly after this was taken, Mike Greenwell and the horse disappeared into the Boston clubhouse, where, around midnight, Dustin Pedroia was conceived. "

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