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Old 11-30-2012, 09:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I work for a college wood bat summer league, and we had out celerity golf tournament fundraiser a few weeks ago. I was able to meet/hang out with Hunter Pence, Fred McGriff, Gary Sheffield, Davey Johnson and a bunch of other guys. Unfortunately, I was working so I couldn't get any pics to remember the night.

Fast forward to this weekend, and Davey is having a celeb tourney of his own to raise money for a local non-profit. He invited my whole office staff out to the event, and it was awesome! I was pumped to meet Justin Verlander and Tim Kurkjian, but they didn't make it to the dinner. I did, however, have the opportunity to meet:
Larry the Cable Guy

Hal of Famer Brooks Robinson

and the real icing on the cake:

Bryce Harper! (with my fellow Florida League staff)


Other guys I met (without a pic) ... Adam LaRoche, Mike Rizzo and David Eckstein.

Topped it off with a concert from Sister Hazel (what up 90s!?)

It was a really cool experience that I will definitely never forget
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Harper looks like the devil!
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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was brooks drunk?
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Great story and pictures. Brooks looks a lot older than I thought he was. I can't believe Topps has gotten him to sign so many autographs in the last couple years. Great that you got to meet Harper!
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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No brooks just has that look on him all the time
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:00 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Too bad Trout wasnt there lol sorry had to say it...
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Awesome! I always love meeting players.
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cool event. I go to a few of these types of events in Manhattan. They never get old and the players tell some amazing stories..
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HARPER LoOKS EVILLLLLLLLLL
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Old 12-01-2012, 12:07 AM   #10 (permalink)
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What's wrong with everyone's eye? Was this a Vampire gathering???


lol j/k

cool pics, must be fun to meet professional athletes! looks like a damn good time
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