(via McCovey Chronicles)
The story of how Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo made this baseball-obsessed dork’s dream come true.
Baseball fans! This is an amazing story!
U.S. Cellular Field #baseball (Taken with instagram)
WELCOME, BRANDON BELT!
In the end, the Giants decided to keep Brandon Belt, who is said by rival evaluators to have a chance to make an immediate impact. From John Shea’s story: “I’ve been dreaming of this my entire life. It’s come true now,” said Belt, who cried when hearing the good news from manager Bruce Bochy and remained teary-eyed long afterward. “I feel like I’m going to have a heart attack. I want to cry at the same time. I don’t know what to think right now.”… With a crowd at Belt’s locker, a voice was heard from across the clubhouse:
"Hey, Belt, you crying?" It was Aubrey Huff.
Belt: “A little bit.”
Huff: “Why you crying? I’m the one who’s gotta play right field every day.”
Despite the fact that I have not, and will not, ever play Major League Baseball, I have spent an enormous portion of my life fantasizing about what my walkup song would be. Should I go with my favorite Smiths song, though that may not be the most intimidating choice, or perhaps I should choose a…
Good read! Of course A.J. Pierzynski’s at-bat song is Creed. Ugh.
My baseball friends and I tried to pick what our at-bat songs would be and my favorite answer was from Clinton. He chose “Dude looks like a lady” from Aerosmith.