With a great blood sugar and great company we started to do some research on the Royals right fielder. We had great seats and could easily yell to the right fielder. The Royals right fielder is a man by the name of Jeff Francoeur, a name that my friend and I knew but we couldn't figure out who he played with before the Royals. Thanks to smartphones we were able to Google Jeff and find out rather easily, what we also found was this great article!!! After reading that I thought to myself that this guy is the man, I decided not to heckle him but instead I would see if he wanted some of my pretzel. For a majority of the game I yelled to Jeff and offered him some of my pretzel. After getting a look or two I decided to see if he wanted some chowder between innings, again a laugh or two. As the game went in to extra innings I decided that I'd see if he wanted to go grab a few Sam Adams' after the game. Again I got a few laughs, I'm not sure if he enjoyed the food offers but he made my night. To often we hear about how athletes make millions and don't embrace fans. Jeff is a throwback, he plays the game for the love of baseball, he has a lot of fun while he plays a game and he also realizes that he has a gift and is very lucky to be where he is. It was great to see and I wish more pro athletes would have fun while playing a game.
I can't thank my wife enough for the tickets and the close friends who joined us, it was a great night with great people and great blood sugars.