One of our readers, a guy named Vincent, was volunteering at Tom Glavine’s annual fundraiser for the Georgia Transplant Foundation a few days ago. John Smoltz was there and Vincent took the opportunity to get a photo taken.
“With a Bic and spare sheet of paper I made the picture one that all Yanks fans could be proud of,” he wrote.
Nice job by Vincent and it looks like Smoltz was a good sport about it.
You fans of Don Mattingly will get a kick out of this YouTube video. It was produced by the people at Mattingly Baseball to help promote their products.
Thanks to Skip from Mattingly Baseball for sending over the link.
Another friend of the blog, Robert, wanted me to let you know about some game-used and signed Staten Island Yankees jerseys that are available at Baby Bombers.com
They have an assortment of players including Dellin Betances, Ian Kennedy, Wilkins De La Rosa and Chase Wright. Prices range from $85 to $165. It certainly would be a unique thing to wear to a game.
Meanwhile, if you’re a glutton for PED punishment, here’s the complete A-Rod transcript from his ESPN interview.
OK, that’s it for today. Check back tomorrow for more from Tampa.