The real reason ESPN asked Prince Fielder to pose for their Body Issue and put him on the cover is because they knew the results would launch a thousand memes. There is no doubt that was the motivation.
And just as you would have hoped, the internet came through for us.
A Photoshop battle broke out on Reddit, giving us all these great pictures of Prince in his naked pose.
First, let’s get the junk food memes out of the way since those were so easy:
— Sports Woof (@sportswoof) July 8, 2014
Sports Science reveals a pre-photoshopped version of Prince Fielders ESPN body photos. pic.twitter.com/WX78uDazk4
— Sock§Sole (@socknsole) July 9, 2014
Here’s Prince hailing a cab: